Articles tagged: Title IX
A new university formal comment supports proposed changes to federal Title IX policy, extending support for survivors of sexual violence.
Without measures to help students foster welcoming club environments, instances of sexual assault, such as the one within my club’s, will continue to occur, and insufficient support will continue to fail students and their clubs.
Content warning: This article references sexual violence Dr. Nadia Brown begins her tenure as director of Georgetown’s Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) program this semester. After accepting the position more... Read more
Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment. Survivors of campus sexual violence are not lifeless statistics. They are real people whose lives were disrupted by a dehumanizing violation.... Read more
Joe Biden has called on the Department of Education to review all current policies on sex and gender discrimination in schools.
With “Title IX for a New Generation” class canceled in the spring, students reflect on its influence
Georgetown’s groundbreaking class on Title IX, “Title IX for a New Generation,” has been canceled for the Spring 2021 semester. The course, offered in the Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST)... Read more
Content warning: sexual harassment, sexual assault Members of the Georgetown community are supporting a petition demanding the university commit to a series of policies supporting survivors of sexual assault and... Read more
CW: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment Following the Department of Education’s 2020 release of new Title IX amendments, a 1972 law that prevents educational institutions from discriminating on... Read more
CW: This article discusses allegations of sexual assault and harassment. In a rare move, the GUSA Senate called an emergency meeting the night of June 29 to rewrite a piece... Read more
That night, I became one of the one-in-three women who has experienced sexual assault or coercion—without even realizing it. Yet despite our prevalence and the gravity of our circumstances, policymakers—like Betsy DeVos' new Title IX policies—continue to neither recognize nor support survivors of sexual assault.
Content Warning: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new rules regarding federal Title IX regulations on May 6. These regulations come after a... Read more
Content Warning: This article references sexual assault and misconduct. “We are a new generation taking a fresh look at Title IX and gender equity on-campus,” Kayla Friedland (COL ’22) said.... Read more
Content warning: This article references sexual assault. On Tuesday, Georgetown announced the onboarding of new Title IX and civil rights investigator Sarah Onori, who will begin work later in February.... Read more
Content warning: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault. In a Dec. 12 letter to University President John DeGioia obtained by the Voice, members of Georgetown’s faculty and staff asked... Read more
My years at Georgetown as a PhD student were undoubtedly the most difficult years of my life. This was not because of the rigor of coursework and research activities, as... Read more
Faculty and administration held a listening session on Oct. 21 to discuss the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct Report, conducted in February 2019. The survey had... Read more
The Association of American Universities (AAU) released its aggregated results of the 2019 Campus Climate Survey (CCS) on Oct. 15. The report includes results from the survey that Georgetown administered... Read more