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The Impact of Title IX on Campus Culture: Successes and Room for Improvement

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 has such an overwhelming impact on college campuses that it is difficult to imagine what campus culture would look like without this landmark legislation. A few simple words embedded in the U.S. Code have been expanded by regulations and embellished by interpretation to affect everything from academic …

Title IX and Online Education: Ensuring Equality in Virtual Spaces

Online classes had been increasing steadily in number at all levels for years when the COVID pandemic hit in 2020 and pushed the trend into hyperdrive. Then, online education became the only option for a year or more for many students. Once classrooms opened up again, online options remained popular as a way for students …

Title IX and the #MeToo Movement: A Catalyst for Change

The rallying cry of “Me Too” started making the rounds on social media back in 2006, but the phrase and the #MeToo movement exploded in popularity in 2017 after reports surfaced of sexual abuse committed by film producer Harvey Weinstein. Social media posts by actresses and other prominent figures prompted women in all types of …

2023 Roundup: A Quick Guide to Recent Issues Regarding Title IX and Student Code Violations

Periodically, it helps to review some of the critical legal issues that have come up regarding Title IX and student conduct code proceedings. Students always need to be aware of their rights and how to protect and enforce those rights. All too often, students and their families, as well as faculty and staff, miss out …