Title IX

Tracking Sexual Assault Investigations
In this era of enforcement, the government has conducted 367 investigations of colleges for possibly mishandling reports of sexual violence.
So far, 58 cases have been resolved and 309 remain open.

Recent Developments

5 p.m.

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

5:10 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at Cornell University, its sixth investigation in this era of enforcement.

3 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at the University of Florida, its first investigation in this era of enforcement, and one at the University of Mary Washington, also its first.

5:27 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened three new cases, one at the University of Maryland at College Park, its first investigation in this era of enforcement; one at Oberlin College, its second; and one at Vanderbilt University, also its second.

5:26 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, its first in this era of enforcement.

6:45 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened three new cases, one at Arizona State University, its third investigation in this era of enforcement; one at Ohio State University, also its third; and one at Harvey Mudd College, its first.

5:45 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Duke University, its fourth investigation in this era of enforcement; and one at the University of Notre Dame, its third.

5:19 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had resolved an investigation at Elmira College, after finding that the college violated Title IX by failing to respond promptly and equitably to complaints of sexual harassment and violence.

3:30 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened four new cases, one each at Eastern Washington University, its first investigation in this era of enforcement; Purdue University at West Lafayette, its second; Stetson University, its first; and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, its second.

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.

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