Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when the Office for Civil Rights notified leaders that Cedarville was under investigation.
A former student who filed a federal complaint against the institution for allegedly mishandling a reported sexual assault has spoken anonymously about her experience. In a Facebook post by a student publication, the former student said that she was a victim of sexual assault, and that she was never informed about the university's policies on sexual assault.
The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault and collected resources online.
Cedarville University (the University) voluntarily submits this Resolution Agreement (the Agreement) to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), to ensure its compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (T...
The investigation has been resolved. Under the resolution agreement, Cedarville agreed to complete revisions to its sexual-misconduct policy, provide training on its policies to staff and faculty members, and host information sessions for students, among other things.