The proposal would prevent universities from punishing students accused of sexual assault until they were found guilty in criminal court.
The school district has since apologized.
Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary, is the focus of the “Dear Betsy” campaign, which worries about a conservative backlash against Obama-era protections for sexual assault victims and LGBT students.
Democratic Senators Bob Casey and Patty Murray are worried about a key document the Obama administration released in 2011.
Vice President Joe Biden headlined the last event of the administration as a new report leaves off with some thoughts on what work is left to be done.
The university responded by saying “fear of media coverage and public attention” is the primary reason students are reluctant to come forward to report crimes.
The legislation aims to prevent alleged perpetrators from transferring schools without disclosing past sexual assault accusations.
The elite university is trying to escape multiple federal probes into how it handles sexual assault, which critics call a “cold and calculating” move.
Students, staff, and Greek life leaders say they pushed Kansas State to investigate sexual assaults at fraternities years before explosive lawsuits were roiling the campus.
Kansas State University’s policy to refuse to investigate reports of students committing sexual assaults off campus led to a woman’s rape in October 2015, a new court filing argues.
Voters are big fans of the new rights given to crime victims, but some fear they could backfire.
The Obama era transformed the power of Title IX. Now advocates are watching whether Trump will seek to roll progress back, but he may be limited.
“Waking up to a Trump victory today, I have not felt this violated, unvalued, or disrespected since the day of my assault.”
Nicole Eramo will collect damages over how she was portrayed in a now-retracted article about campus rape.
It doesn’t take going after someone as prominent as Donald Trump to face retaliation for alleging sexual assault. Women who’ve dealt with the backlash talk to BuzzFeed News.
A former University of Virginia dean sued the magazine, arguing that its portrayal of her in a flawed story about sexual assault on campus damaged her reputation with “drive-by journalism.”
The $2.4 million penalty issued by the Department of Education follows an investigation prompted by the sexual abuse case involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Both sides continue to dispute when the magazine retracted its story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia. “The longer Rolling Stone waited to retract after learning the facts, the more evidence of bad faith.”