In February 2017, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported on the case of a Texas Tech football player who sued the university after a campus disciplinary panel found him responsible for sexual misconduct. The student later dropped the lawsuit.
The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault, collected resources online, and taken steps to strengthen its policies and prevention efforts, in part through a department focused on risk intervention, known as RISE.
A Texas Tech athlete who joined the football team in January 2016 has dropped a civil lawsuit against the university, which claimed Tech violated his due-process rights during a Title IX hearing last fall involving a reported sexual assault.
A Texas Tech athlete, who joined the football team in January 2016, is asking a Lubbock court to reverse a decision by a Title IX hearing panel that found him responsible for violating the school’s code of conduct by having sex with an incapacitat...