Topic: Title IX

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis said that community members voiced concerns about potential negative impacts of the proposed policy changes.

News, University News

University members reflect on proposed Title IX changes

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The University released a community report Feb. 1 that summarized feedback and concerns from approximately 75 students, staff and faculty on the U.S. Education Department’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations.

Dean of Faculty Kevin McLaughlin advocated establishing a reimagined center for language studies following a significant decrease in the study of language nationally over the past few years.

News, University News

University sees 20 percent drop in language enrollment

February 6, 2019 0 comments

Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin announced a new initiative to promote modern languages at the University in yesterday’s faculty meeting.

Paxson addresses proposed Title IX regulations

News, University News

Paxson addresses proposed Title IX regulations

February 1, 2019 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P ’19 submitted a public comment to the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of the University to recommend changes to the Department’s proposed Title IX regulations, according to a community-wide email sent by Paxson Jan. 29.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

News, University News

Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Comment on proposed Title IX changes

December 7, 2018 0 comments

We hope that, in the coming days, the University’s electronic comment form will be introduced and distributed widely.

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved amendments to the Campus of Consent Bill and made preparations for the Title IX town hall tonight in its final general body meeting of the semester.

News, University News

UCS amends Campus of Consent Bill

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its final general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, in which it unanimously amended the Campus of Consent Bill and brainstormed questions for tonight’s Title IX Town Hall.

University to review proposed Title IX regulations

News, University News

University to review proposed Title IX regulations

November 25, 2018 0 comments

Following the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations, President Christina Paxson P’19 reaffirmed the University’s commitment “to providing equitable and clear procedures for reporting, investigating and resolving allegations of sexual misconduct” in a Nov. 16 community-wide email.

News, University News

Senate introduces bill to protect abused, neglected children

March 20, 2018 0 comments

The Abused and Neglected Children Act, introduced to the Rhode Island Senate Feb. 15, clarifies a 2016 law that has caused confusion and a series of sexual abuse misreports by faculty, staff and administrators in primary and secondary schools throughout the state.

News, University News

University hopes to increase time for faculty research

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At yesterday’s faculty meeting, President Christina Paxson P’19 proposed that the University increase support for graduate students and free faculty of some administrative duties to allow them to focus on their research and scholarship.

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

News, University News

Title IX annual report shows drop in reported incidents

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The Title IX Office released its Annual Outcome Report to the Brown community Friday, revealing an overall decline in reports to the office.