Articles tagged: Title IX


GUSA Hosts First Fall Roundtable with Administrators

GUSA hosted its first fall roundtable on Sept. 18 to allow students the opportunity to communicate directly with administrators. Students could question administrators at all seven round tables, labelled mental... Read more


Georgetown submits comment on proposed Title IX changes

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... Read more


University drafts response to proposed Title IX changes

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... Read more


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

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... Read more


Students oppose proposed Title IX changes at listening sessions, final taking place tonight

Two of three scheduled listening sessions on the Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations have been hosted by the university, with the final taking place tonight. Maria... Read more


Speak Out: Protect Survivors and Reject Proposed Changes to Title IX

Content Warning: Sexual Assault The Department of Education has released new Title IX guidelines—rules about how cases of sexual assault can be handled by schools. The release on Nov. 16... Read more


DeGioia invites campus community to discuss proposed Title IX regulations

University President John DeGioia sent an email to the Georgetown community explaining how the university’s plans to respond to the proposed Title IX regulations released by the Department of Education... Read more


GUSA senate passes resolution supporting STAIV

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... Read more


Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

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... Read more


Uphold Women’s Rights on Campus

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... Read more


Students raise concerns about Title IX Office vacancy

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... Read more


Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

Health Education Services and GUSA’s DC and Federal Relations Committee hosted a panel with activist and writer Kamilah Willingham, who appeared in the documentary The Hunting Ground, on April 18.... Read more


She Runs the World: Laura Cutway on Campus Rape Culture

Welcome to She Runs the World, the Voice‘s podcast on women’s issues in various professional fields. In this episode, hosts Kaei Li and Emily Jaster talk with Laura Cutway, Georgetown’s Title... Read more


Sexual Assault Open Forum addresses gains, concerns

On April 20, six administrators gathered with students to discuss new programs and answer questions pertaining to sexual assault on campus in the third annual Sexual Assault Open Forum. Sponsored... Read more


On the Record: Georgetown’s Title IX Coordinator

On January 11th, Georgetown hired its first full-time Title IX Coordinator, Laura Cutway. Previously, according to the university website, Georgetown employed several deputy coordinators for the main campus, law center,... Read more


Beyond Title IX: Georgetown’s changing conversation around sexual assault

“The sexual harassment of students, including sexual violence, interferes with students’ right to receive an education free from discrimination and, in the case of sexual violence, is a crime.” –U.S.... Read more