Update: March 8, 1:45 p.m.: President Biden today signed an executive order calling for the Department of Education to review Title IX regulations amended by the Trump administration. The order could reverse policies criticized by victims of sexual assault on campus. *Name changed to protect the identity of the student. When Betsy DeVos took the […]
Category: Sexual Assault on Campus
Students found “responsible” for sexual assaults on campus often face little or no punishment from school judicial systems, while their victims’ lives are frequently turned upside down, according to a year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity. Administrators believe the sanctions administered by the college judiciary system are a thoughtful way to hold abusive students accountable, but the Center’s probe has discovered that “responsible” findings rarely lead to tough punishments like expulsion — even in cases involving alleged repeat offenders.