Post Tagged with: "title IX"

VIEWPOINT: ‘Perpetrators Are Being Found Innocent’: How Georgetown Continues to Fail Survivors

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. The author of this Viewpoint chose to remain anonymous and wrote with assistance from Emma Oechsner (COL ’21). All first-person references should be attributed to the anonymous author. You may[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | University President John J. DeGioia sat down with editor-in-chief of The Hoya Maya Gandhi (SFS '20) to discuss the GU272 referendum, Title IX policies, the admissions bribery scheme and the university's ties to the clerical sexual abuse crisis.

DeGioia Speaks on GU272, Title IX

As Georgetown reckons with its history of slavery, University President John J. DeGioia reflected on the university’s path forward in a wide-ranging interview with The Hoya on Thursday morning. The president also defended the university’s systems for handling sexual assault and reaffirmed Georgetown’s support for low-income, first-generation students amid the[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Support Black Survivors

This editorial discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Last Friday, the Georgetown University S.T.O.P. coalition delivered a petition to the Office of the Provost calling on the university to increase resources for black female survivors of sexual assault.[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 1 comment Editorial, Opinion
MAYA GANDHI/THE HOYA |  A petition calling for increased campus resources for black female survivors of sexual assault was organized by the Georgetown S.T.O.P. Coalition and delivered to the office of University Provost Robert Groves after a walkout into Red Square on March 22.

Petition Urges Greater Resources for Black Female Survivors

The Georgetown S.T.O.P. Coalition, which advocates for black female survivors of sexual assault, called for greater trauma support for black women and femmes on campus in a letter delivered to the office of University Provost Robert Groves on March 22. The petition has garnered signatures from 315 undergraduate students, including[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Cease Delays on Title IX Coordinator

This editorial discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Georgetown University wants its students to “be heard,” according to the 2019 Campus Climate Survey marketing campaign. And yet, the university’s prolonged delay in hiring a new Title IX coordinator[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA The University submitted its comment to the proposed changes to Title IX regulations after giving students 8 days to review and submit responses to their initial draft.

Georgetown Submits Comment Opposing Proposed Title IX Changes

Georgetown University submitted its formal comment regarding proposed Title IX regulations to the U.S. Department of Education on Jan. 31, following months of student activism and input. The final submission comes after Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny shared[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The university has lacked a full-time Title IX coordinator since June and says finding qualified candidates can take up to a year.

Finalists Emerge in Search for Title IX Coordinator

Georgetown University has identified four finalists in its search for a full-time Title IX coordinator, according to Grace Perret (COL ’20), a member of the student panel reviewing applicants and Georgetown University Student Association’s sexual assault and student safety Policy chair. The university has not had a full-time Title IX[Read More…]

by January 30, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Participants at listening sessions expressed concern on DOE proposals for narrowing the definition of sexual misconduct and raising the standard of proof in Title IX hearing processes, among other issues.

University Releases Draft Comment on Title IX Proposals

The Georgetown community can now review the draft of the university’s comment to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed Title IX reforms. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny shared the document in a Wednesday email and welcomed student[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
USA SCIENCE ENGINEERING FESTIVAL | The implementation of Title IX regulations opened careers in STEM fields for women, according to NASA astronaut Mary Cleave.

Title IX Allowed Women to Pursue Careers in STEM, NASA Astronaut Says

Title IX regulations enabled women to successfully pursue careers traditionally reserved for men at institutions like NASA, astronaut Mary Cleave said at an event Friday. The Georgetown University Astronomical Society and the science, technology and international affairs program hosted the event as part of the Heyden Distinguished Lecture Series, named[Read More…]

by January 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA | Campus student group Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence held a town hall Tuesday addressing concerns about the U.S. Department of Education's proposed changes to Title IX regulations, including the redefinition of sexual harassment.

University Administrators Address Title IX Concerns at Town Hall

Georgetown University administrators rebuked proposed changes to Title IX regulations at a town hall hosted by Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence, a campus student group dedicated to advocating against sexual misconduct, on Tuesday. On Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Education released proposed changes to Title IX regulations that[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top