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Changes to Title IX alter reporting and investigation procedures

Signs posted on billboards around campus provide various campus and community resources for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.
Devos’ Title IX changes mandate that colleges implement a live hearing model for sexual harassment investigations, among other changes.
September 24, 2020
New regulations related to the 1972 federal civil rights law which prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs have changed the Title IX investigation and hearing process at Middlebury.

Let’s talk about sex, please

Let’s talk about sex, please
November 14, 2019
We are your SGA Sexual and Relationship Respect committee (SRR). Not only do we represent you, but I think we have a common goal.

Title IX office fundamentally restructured

September 26, 2019
The Title IX office underwent structural and staff changes this year. The new team is focused on transparency and education about all the resources the office has to offer.

What I Have Learned At Middlebury College

February 21, 2019
I have learned some rather unsettling things about this college that I would like to take the opportunity to highlight.

New Title IX Policy Could Upend College Procedures

December 6, 2018
College officials expressed concern that new Title IX regulations would significantly change procedures, but also expressed appreciation for the increased flexibility that the new policies might provide.

Two Years After Murray, College Drafts New Protest Policies

In November 2016, students rallied in front of Old Chapel to support undocumented and DACA-mented students.
December 6, 2018
Proposed new policy disallows “civil disobedience” on all Middlebury campuses, adds a new provision regarding staff engagement with “expressive activity” and defines types of expression permitted and not permitted by the college. 

‘He Flashed Me’ : Harassment on Town Roads Often Goes Unreported

Town Harassment Can Be Reported to Title IX Office
November 8, 2018
Many female college students have experienced harassment on town roads during their time in Middlebury. Although there are systems in place to deal with these incidents once reported, silence often surrounds this issue.

Sue Ritter Transitions to New Role

November 8, 2018

Title IX Coordinator Sue Ritter ’83 will step down from her current position and become special assistant to the president, associate secretary to the board and director of community relations starting...

Annual Security Report Shows Increases in Crime: Sexual Assault

October 11, 2017

The college published its annual security and fire safety reports on Oct. 1 for each of its campuses — Middlebury, Bread Loaf, Monterey, and the Language School at Mills College. The report, which is...

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intention to revoke Obama-era guidelines on how colleges adjudicate cases of sexual assault.
September 20, 2017

In a move that outraged many advocates for survivors of sexual assault, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on Sept. 7 that her department would reexamine Obama-era guidelines regarding how colleges...

Panel Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Title IX

September 26, 2012

Monday, Sept. 24, Middlebury hosted a panel discussion celebrating the 40th aniversary of the passing of Title IX, the 1972 legislation affording equal rights in education and, therefore, athletics for...

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