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On January 11th, 2019, staff from the Office of Equity participated in a panel event to discuss proposed changes to Title IX regulations. Read more about the event here.
On November 1, 2017, Northwestern submitted its annual report to the state of Illinois providing information on certain reports of sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking brought by or on behalf of students during calendar year 2016. That report can be found here.
As you may know, the University recently amended its Policy on Sexual Misconduct, both to improve its organization and formatting and to align the policy with changes or updates in various state and federal laws. Due to the need to have an updated policy by the commencement of the 2017-18 academic year, we adopted and published the policy revisions with the understanding that we would gather input on the policy during the academic year. Read more...