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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Title IX

Emersons Title IX office.

No immediate changes to come from Title IX working group

September 8, 2019

The working group assembled by President M. Lee Pelton to review the college’s Title IX procedures will not be making any concrete policy changes, according...

An individual removes a sign criticizing the college for its handling of sexual misconduct from Little Buildings scaffolding. Ziqi Wang / Beacon Staff

Administration issues plans to address sexual misconduct on campus

April 22, 2019

President M. Lee Pelton told the student body on April 22 that he will form a working group of students, faculty, and senior administrators in Fall 2019...

Emersons Title IX office.

Title IX policy review stalls under potential new federal guidance

April 22, 2019

The college will not implement revisions to its sexual misconduct policy until the U.S. Department of Education issues its final regulations for federal...

Workers painted over the scaffolding in front of Little Building where over over 12 students were publicly accused of sexual assault.

College removes graffiti accusing more than 12 students of sexual misconduct

April 18, 2019

The college does not plan to investigate who posted a list of more than 12 students accused of sexual misconduct onto Little Building’s Boylston Street...

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

Beacon Podcast: Title IX breakdown

February 10, 2019

Beacon reporters Abigail Hadfield and Tomas Gonzalez break down the process of filing a Title IX report and what a Title IX investigation would look like.

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What happens when a student files a Title IX report?

February 2, 2019

The Beacon spoke with Pamela White, Emerson’s Title IX coordinator, and examined the Title IX sexual misconduct policy on Emerson’s website pertaining...

One of DeVos’ proposed changes would enable schools to raise their standard of evidence in sexual assault cases. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Proposed Title IX changes may affect college policies if passed

January 16, 2019

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos introduced changes to the federal Title IX policy in November 2018 that would alter or reverse guidelines established...

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Title IX training workshop scheduled for December following cancellation confusion

November 26, 2018

The next Title IX Training workshop for faculty and staff is scheduled to take place on Dec. 19 after the Nov. 16 meeting was canceled without notice to...

Emersons Title IX office.

College continues search for Title IX lead investigator

November 15, 2018

The Title IX Office revived the 10-month long search for a lead investigator by changing the title and adding responsibilities to attract more possible...

Emersons Title IX office.

Title IX office takes down job posting, position remains vacant

October 10, 2018

The Title IX Office removed the job posting for the lead investigator position after two potential candidates for the position took jobs elsewhere, according...

Emersons Title IX office.

Lead Title IX position remains vacant

September 6, 2018

The lead investigator position in The Office of Title IX Equity and Access remains vacant despite an eight-month  search. The position opened when...

Title IX office searches for new lead investigator

Title IX office searches for new lead investigator

January 18, 2018

The Office of Title IX Equity and Access is looking to replace the college’s lead Title IX Investigator, Pamela Ring, who left the college to pursue...

Editorial: An exercise in broken trust

October 11, 2017

At issue: Changes to Emerson’s Title IX policy Our take: Why are we spinning our wheels? Unfortunately (but unsurprisingly), reporting sexual assault...

Title IX office silent amid policy review

Title IX office silent amid policy review

October 11, 2017

With two policy reviews pending, recent federal action from the U.S. Education Department, two possibly concluding lawsuits against the college, and heavy...

Judge rules in favor of college in second Title IX lawsuit

October 5, 2017

By Allison Hagan and Max Reyes A federal judge in the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of the college in the 2014 “Jillian Doherty v. Emerson...

Op-Ed: Emerson put my sexual assaulter before me

October 4, 2017

The Beacon reviewed documentation and email correspondence around this case to verify its results and timeline. Click here to find further reading about...

The judge ruled that no reasonable jury could find these claims to be legally accurate based on the evidence presented by the plaintiff.

Motion for summary judgment granted in Title IX suit against college

September 27, 2017

A federal judge in the District of Massachusetts granted Emerson's motion for summary judgment Tuesday in the 2014 "Jane Doe v. Emerson College" Title...

Pamela Ring is Emersons first full-time Title IX Investigator.

New Title IX Investigator to bring professionalism

November 4, 2015

Emerson’s new full-time Title IX Investigator Pamela Ring said she is excited to work with students who are interested in issues of gender equality. Ring’s...

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