Post Tagged with: "title IX"

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
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault during campus feedback sessions Monday and Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education is holding a 60-day public comment period after its Nov. 16[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE XU THE HOYA Listening sessions led by two university administrators will convene next week to gather student feedback on 
the Department of Education's proposed changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16, according to a campuswide email sent Wednesday.

University to Host Open Discussion on Title IX Regulations

Three listening sessions to gather student feedback on the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations are scheduled for next week, the university announced in a campuswide email Wednesday morning. The university is reviewing the regulations, announced Nov. 16, and will eventually offer a formal response independently[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Students are urging Georgetown University administrators to be clear about how proposed changes to Title IX laws will affect university Title IX proceedings.

Proposed Title IX Changes Spark Student Letter

Nearly 300 students signed a letter urging Georgetown University to be transparent in how the changes the U.S. Department of Education proposed to Title IX laws would affect the university’s sexual misconduct policies. Organized by Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence, students delivered the letter to the office of University[Read More…]

by November 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top