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Title IX office searches for new lead investigator

Title IX office searches for new lead investigator

By Riane Roldan

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 private practice in early January. “During the two years that Pam spent with Title IX Equity & Access, she was instrumental in the deve...

Title IX office silent amid policy review

Title IX office silent amid policy review

By Nathanael King

October 5, 2017

With two policy reviews pending, recent federal action from the U.S. Education Department, two possibly concluding lawsuits against the college, and heavy criticism from a former student, much of the future of Title IX at Emerson is unclear. Near the start of the summer, 10 administrators and staff mem...

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 College” Title IX lawsuit on Tuesday, in which Doherty claimed the college was negligent in the investigation of her claims of sexual assault. The...

Motion for summary judgment granted in Title IX suit against college

Motion for summary judgment granted in Title IX suit against college

By Nathanael King

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 IX lawsuit, in which Doe claimed the school was "deliberately indifferent" to her 2012-2013 reports of alleged sexual assault and harassment.  The ...

New Title IX Investigator to bring professionalism

New Title IX Investigator to bring professionalism

By Allison Hagan

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 position was announced in an email from Title IX Coordinator Pamela White on Oct. 23. Ring will work on cases involving the gender equity ...