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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 …

Dartmouth College Considering Campus Ban on Serving Hard Liquor

Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, is considering banning hard liquor on campus as part of a series of measures to curb student alcohol abuse and sexual assault. President Philip Hanlon is expected to propose the change in a speech …

Education Dept.: Harvard Law School’s Response to Sex Assaults Violated Title IX

Harvard Law School was found in violation of Title IX, the law that prohibits gender discrimination in education, for its failure to respond adequately to sexual assault reports, the Education Department said. The law school agreed to amend its policies …