Let’s talk about sex, please

Let’s talk about sex, please

By SEXUAL AND RELATIONSHIP RESPECT COMMITTEE

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

By HANNAH BENSEN

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

By JOEL MACHADO

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

By SARAH ASCH

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

Two Years After Murray, College Drafts New Protest Policies

By CONNOR SLOAN

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

By ELAINE VELIE

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

By CATHERINE POLLACK

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 on Thursday, Nov. 15. President Laurie L. Patton announced the move in a school-wide email Monday....

Annual Security Report Shows Increases in Crime: Sexual Assault

By SARAH ASCH

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 required under the Clery Act, includes statistics about various crimes reported on campus in the last...

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

By SARAH ASCH

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 handle sexual assault claims under Title IX. DeVos’s remarks, delivered at George Mason Univ...

Panel Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Title IX

By Fritz Parker

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 men and women.  The event, “40 Years of Title IX — Legacy and Outlook,” featured five panelists,...

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