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College

Sexual Assault Activist Addresses Student-Athletes

Speaking to about 20 student-athletes yesterday, journalist and filmmaker Goldie Taylor recounted her childhood sexual assault by a football coach and her abusive relationship with an older man.

Jimmy Carter
Harvard Divinity School

Jimmy Carter Addresses Issues of Human Rights

In his lecture, Carter shared facts about various forms of gender inequality, discussing the sex slave trade’s injustices against women, religious institutions’ discrimination against women, and sexual assault on college campuses.

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Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

The Crimson's searchable database details the outcomes of more than 7,500 Title IX complaints received and closed by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights between Jan. 1, 2002 and Sept. 22, 2014. The data was obtained by The Crimson through a Freedom of Information Act request and includes the opening date of each complaint case, the date it was closed, the OCR's description of resolution, and whether or not the complaint resulted in a policy change.

Student Groups

Law Students Form Title IX Discussion Group

The group, called “Harvard Talks Title IX” or “HTT9,” was born out of discussion this fall in two courses taught by law professor Charles R. Nesson ’60.

UC Crimson Crossfire
College

UC Candidates Spar at Crimson Crossfire Debate

The audience, which included the current UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, cheered raucously and frequently shouted at the candidates.

College

Sexual Climate Survey Used by Harvard May Become Nat'l Model

A month after administrators announced that Harvard was collaborating with peer institutions to create a sexual assault survey, experts say the survey may serve as a model for other institutions.

Harvard's Sexual Assault Policy Through the Years
Higher Education

Princeton Found in Violation of Title IX

Princeton has entered a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights after the office found the university in violation of the federal anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.

Undergraduate Council

Sexual Assault Task Force To Host Student Focus Group Sessions

The President’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault will begin hosting student focus group sessions early next month.

Carrying The Weight
IOP

Today In Photos (10/30/2014)

Showing Support
Crime

Showing Support

Supporters of the 'Carry That Weight' movement sign a mattress to advocate for victims of sexual and domestic violence on Wednesday.

Carrying The Weight
Student Life

Students Shoulder Mattresses in Solidarity with Sexual Assault Victims

The day of action was sparked by the activism of Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, who has vowed to carry her dorm mattress for as long as the alleged perpetrator attends Columbia.

Title IX Officer
Sexual Assault

Title IX Officer

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides speaks at a Sexual Assault Town Hall, Monday, Oct. 20.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

Title IX Officer
Front Feature

Title IX Office Hires Temporary Help as Posts Remain Vacant

Administrators are interviewing candidates to fill two remaining positions in the new central office charged with investigating sexual harassment complaints.

Student Life

Law School Profs Condemn New Sexual Harassment Policy

Twenty-eight Law School professors called for Harvard to withdraw its newly installed sexual harassment policy in a pointed open letter published on Tuesday night.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

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Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads