Title IX

Tracking Sexual Assault Investigations
In this era of enforcement, the government has conducted 429 investigations of colleges for possibly mishandling reports of sexual violence.
So far, 71 cases have been resolved and 358 remain open.

Recent Developments

3:16 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened five new cases: one at the College of William & Mary, which has an active investigation already, and one each at Bethel University of Tennessee, Howard University, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, and Utah Valley University, which are newly under review. The office also said it had resolved one case, at Duke University. That investigation was resolved by administrative closure.

4:20 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened five new cases: one at Stonehill College, which has an active investigation already, one each at Alabama A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, and the University of Vermont, which are newly under review, and one at George Washington University, where one previous case was resolved in 2011. The office also said it had resolved one case, at the University of Chicago. That investigation was resolved by administrative closure.

4 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened six new cases: one each at Ohio State University and the University of Florida, which have active investigations already, one each at Humboldt State University, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Ursinus College, which are newly under review, and one at Michigan State University, where two previous cases were resolved in 2015. The office also said it had resolved two cases, at Grinnell College and Princeton University. Both of those investigations were resolved by administrative closure.

12:56 p.m.

The Office for Civil Rights said it had opened three investigations and resolved two others. The office opened cases at Southern Arkansas University, its first investigation in this era of enforcement; Guilford College, its second; and Southern University at Baton Rouge, also its second. The resolved investigations covered cases at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both of those investigations were administratively closed.

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.

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