Latest Title IX compliance News

Supreme Court turns away school's appeal of sex-assault case

Nov. 21, 2022 18:02 PM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Virginia school board that says it shouldn't be held liable for the alleged sexual assault of a student by a classmate on a band trip. The court without comment on Monday rejected the appeal from the...

Brown disputes ACLU's take on Title IX case

Nov. 09, 2022 09:58 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is taking issue with a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union regarding a court order that requires the Ivy league school to pay more than $1 million to cover fees and expenses related to a legal challenge to the university's plan to drop some...

Brown to pay more than $1M in battle over women's sports

Nov. 08, 2022 15:11 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved an order that requires Brown University to pay more than $1 million to cover attorneys' fees and other expenses related to a legal case brought by several student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school's plan to drop several...

Marshall resurrects men's indoor, outdoor track teams

Oct. 19, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall is resurrecting its men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams after a nearly two-decade absence. Marshall's Board of Governors approved the move Wednesday. Marshall dropped men's track in 2003 due to state budget cuts and...

Michigan State U. leader, hired after Nassar scandal, quits

Oct. 13, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The president of Michigan State University announced his resignation Thursday, apparently unable to fend off challenges by the school's governing board, three years after he was hired in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal. Samuel Stanley Jr....

Cross country coaches on leave after sex assault allegations

Oct. 06, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana university placed its women's cross country head coach and an assistant on leave Thursday after two former runners claimed in a federal lawsuit they were doped and sexually assaulted. Huntington University, a private, Christian liberal...

Indiana officials appeal ruling against trans sports law

Sep. 08, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has asked a federal appeals court to overturn a judge’s order against a state law that prohibits transgender females from competing in girls school sports. The appeal filed this week argues that U.S. District Judge Jane...