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Title IX Cases Against Columbia and Vassar Are Dismissed

Two separate federal judges in Manhattan have shown that it’s difficult to prove that a college’s procedures for handling sexual assault allegations violate Title IX. In the past month, both Columbia University and Vassar College have won cases challenging their …

University of Connecticut Pays $1.3M to Settle Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

The University of Connecticut said it will pay a group of students almost $1.3 million to settle a sex discrimination suit filed last year that led to a hearing in the state legislature. The five current and former female students …

U.S. Investigating How 55 Colleges Handle Sexual Assault Charges

The U.S. Education Department is investigating 55 colleges for failing to prevent and respond to sexual assaults and harassment on campus. The colleges are being probed for violations of Title IX, the law that bars gender discrimination in education, the …