Title IX

Tracking Sexual Assault Investigations
In this era of enforcement, the government has conducted 347 investigations of colleges for possibly mishandling reports of sexual violence.
So far, 57 cases have been resolved and 290 remain open.

Recent Developments

6:15 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened four new cases, one each at Ithaca College, its first investigation in this era of enforcement; Liberty University, its first; the Medical College of Wisconsin, its second; and Westmont College, its first.

6:15 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had corrected its public list of colleges facing Title IX investigations involving alleged sexual violence. Since September 2016, the list had shown that Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis was under investigation, its first in this era of enforcement. In fact, an investigation was opened on September 1 not at IUPUI, but at Indiana University at Bloomington, its fourth of five cases.

5 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at Knox College, its fourth in this era of enforcement.

4:36 p.m.

ESPN reported that Baylor University settled with two women who said they were gang raped by football players in 2012. Financial details of the settlement were not disclosed.

4:23 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Williston State College, its first in this era of enforcement, and one at Indiana University at Bloomington, its fourth.

5:20 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened a new case at the California Institute of the Arts, its second in this era of enforcement.

6:01 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Miami University of Ohio, its first in this era of enforcement, and one at Iowa State University, its second.

5:45 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at California State University at San Marcos, its first investigation in this era of enforcement.

5:45 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had administratively closed one of two investigations at the University of California at Los Angeles.

4:30 p.m.

A male student has been suspended from the University of Tulsa and criminally charged with more than 20 counts including rape, sexual battery, and voyeurism.

2:37 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had resolved an investigation at Hunter College of the City University of New York, after finding that the college's response to complaints of sexual harassment and violence had violated Title IX.

1:45 p.m.

A male student has been suspended from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and arrested in connection with a 30-count criminal complaint alleging that he sexually assaulted four women over several months.

12:30 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Loyola Marymount University and one at Morgan State University, each the institution's second investigation in this era of enforcement.

4:30 p.m.

A former student at Iowa State University whose case prompted the federal investigation there has sued the institution, alleging that it mishandled her report of sexual assault.

6 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Baylor University, its first investigation in this era of enforcement, and one at Columbia University, its fourth.

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