Title IX

Tracking Sexual Assault Investigations
In this era of enforcement, the government has conducted 410 investigations of colleges for possibly mishandling reports of sexual violence.
So far, 65 cases have been resolved and 345 remain open.

Recent Developments

4:37 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two investigations and resolved one other. The office opened cases at the State University of New York at Delhi, its first investigation in this era of enforcement, and at Texas A&M University at College Station, its second. The resolved investigation covered a case at the Butte-Glenn Community College District. It was resolved by a resolution agreement.

5:10 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened five new cases, one each at Baptist Bible College, Ball State University, and the University of Wyoming, and two at Washington University in St. Louis. All of the cases are their respective institutions' first investigations in this era of enforcement.

4:18 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one investigation and resolved one other. The office opened a case at the State University of New York at Potsdam, its second investigation in this era of enforcement. The resolved investigation covered a case at Harvey Mudd College.

4:23 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened three new cases, one at the New York College of Health Professions, its first in this era of enforcement; one at Saint Norbert College, also its first; and one at Buffalo State College, its third.

4:58 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had resolved an investigation at Liberty University by administrative closure. In a letter describing the closure, the office cited a lack of jurisdiction.

4:58 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, both at Miami University of Ohio, its second and third investigations in this era of enforcement.

9:47 a.m.

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

2:24 p.m.

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

5:33 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened three new cases, two at the University of Central Florida, its first cases in this era of enforcement; and one at Hunter College of the City University of New York, its second case. The other investigation at Hunter was resolved in 2016.

4:53 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at the New York University School of Medicine, the second investigation at that school in this era of enforcement. It is the third investigation associated with NYU over all.

4 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened two new cases, one at Southern University at Baton Rouge, its first investigation in this era of enforcement, and one at the College of Idaho, its second.

5 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at Saint Gregory's University, its first investigation in this era of enforcement.

4:27 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened one new case, at the University of Maryland at College Park, its second investigation in this era of enforcement.

4:25 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened four investigations and resolved one other. The office opened one case at American University, its third active investigation; one at Kansas State University, its fifth; one at the University of Illinois at Chicago, its second; and one at Virginia Commonwealth University, its third. A previous investigation at VCU was resolved in 2011.

The resolved investigation covered a case at Stanford University, which was resolved by administrative closure, which means there is no letter of findings or resolution agreement.

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