Tag: Title IX

Georgetown submits comment on proposed Title IX changes

Georgetown submits comment on proposed Title IX changes

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01/31/2019

Georgetown submitted its comment to the Department of Education on Wednesday on the department’s proposed changes to Title IX enforcement. The comment was largely critical of the changes on several fronts, including the changed standards of accountability for educational institutions regarding sexual assault and the process of adjudicating complaints. “Consistent with our core values, Georgetown…

University drafts response to proposed Title IX changes

University drafts response to proposed Title IX changes

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01/30/2019

Georgetown released a draft of its comment regarding the Department of Education’s (DOE) proposed changes to Title IX enforcement and welcomed student input on the document through Jan 27. The draft comment pushed back on several changes to the existing system of Title IX implementation that Georgetown believed would limit recourse for survivors of sexual…

STAIV Holds Town Hall on Proposed Title IX Changes, Interpersonal Violence

STAIV Holds Town Hall on Proposed Title IX Changes, Interpersonal Violence

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01/19/2019

Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) held a town hall on Jan. 15 to discuss the Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations and the university’s approach to preventing interpersonal violence overall. STAIV co-hosted the event with the Black Student Alliance (BSA) in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room. The event…

GUSA senate passes resolution supporting STAIV

GUSA senate passes resolution supporting STAIV

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11/21/2018

The GUSA senate unanimously passed a resolution to support Students Taking Action against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) in advocating for survivors of sexual assault at their Nov. 18 meeting. The resolution was created as a response to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos’s proposed changes to Title IX policy. The resolution calls on University President John…

Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

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11/20/2018

Students Taking Action against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) delivered a letter to Georgetown administrators demanding that the university denounce Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16. The proposed changes would redefine sexual harassment and its reporting process, require schools to respond only to allegations that directly affect campus activities,…

Uphold Women’s Rights on Campus

Uphold Women’s Rights on Campus

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11/09/2018

In a political climate that increasingly seems to be divided by gender, the National Coalition for Men is bringing the fight to Georgetown’s campus. On Oct. 3, the organization filed a complaint against Georgetown University alleging that the university “is in violation of Title IX because it offers resources, funding, fellowships, and scholarships that are…

Students raise concerns about Title IX Office vacancy

Students raise concerns about Title IX Office vacancy

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09/14/2018

When five Georgetown students learned that Georgetown’s first full-time Title IX coordinator had left her position in June, they demanded answers from the university. The students claimed in an open letter addressed to university administrators that Georgetown had failed to share the update with the student body. Daria Crawford (COL ’20), Avery Moje (COL ’19), Kory Stuer (COL ’19), Andy…

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