Latest Title IX compliance News

Title IX investigation of Missouri swim coach ended

Jul. 16, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri swimming coach Greg Rhodenbaugh is no longer working for the university and a Title IX case against him has been closed. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Rhodenbaugh's attorney and university officials disagree about the results of a nine-month investigation into...

Pennsylvania orders stronger sex assault campus reporting

Jul. 8, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's colleges and universities have a year to develop online, anonymous reporting systems to receive complaints about sexual assault from students and employees. Gov. Tom Wolf, appearing with the law's backers in the It's On Us campaign, said Monday that the law he signed...

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case

Jun. 29, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three former Michigan State University men's basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015, according to the school. A report from a school-launched Title IX investigation did not find...

Texas Tech player Corprew suspended over Title IX complaint

Jun. 26, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech basketball player Deshawn Corprew has been suspended while the school investigates a Title IX complaint against the junior forward. The school said coach Chris Beard suspended Corprew after learning of the allegations. Title IX complaints can involve allegations of sexual...

Coach: Carroll retaliated over sex discrimination claims

Jun. 24, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Carroll College's golf coach is accusing school officials of retaliating against him for reporting sex discrimination in its athletic programs. The Independent Record reports Bennett MacIntyre filed a federal lawsuit Friday alleging Title IX violations. The law requires schools that...

Judge rejects suit to reinstate North Dakota women's hockey

Jun. 20, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women's hockey players seeking to reinstate a program that at one time included U.S. Olympic stars Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux. The complaint filed last summer against the North Dakota University...

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy

Jun. 18, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships. The complaint filed Monday with the U.S. Education...

Idaho universities fall short of Title IX standards

Jun. 17, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX standards, according to state data. Data submitted to the Idaho State Board of Education in April shows the universities did not meet standards for equal...

Student says college failed to protect her from 'predator'

Jun. 17, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence College sophomore says in a lawsuit the school failed to investigate and protect her from being sexually harassed and assaulted by a male student she calls a "predator." The Providence Journal reports that the sophomore from Fairfax, Virginia, who is on medical leave,...

Mothers say Air Force fails amid child sex assaults reports

Jun. 12, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

To the mothers, the 13-year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U.S. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — the neighborhood was full of kids — except that young girls were starting to report the boy had led them from play and...