Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Courtesy: Virginia Tech

‘A truly lovely person’: Colleagues remember Pamela White, former Title IX & Clery Act coordinator

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 12, 2022

Associate Vice President Pamela White wrote that she had always dreamed of working in public service. Emerson’s Title IX & Clery Act coordinator, who died on Dec. 29, left behind a legacy of...

The Title IX office has been located within the Social Justice Center since 2014 after an external group of lawyers examined the colleges Title IX policies and practices.

Everything you need to know about the updated Title IX policy

By Diti Kohli, Katie Redefer, and Parker Purifoy
August 31, 2020

A college committee of administrators, faculty, and students released an updated Title IX policy establishing the college’s altered process for handling allegations of sexual misconduct and violence,...

Formerly the Title IX office, Emersons Office of Equal Opportunity will address issues of discrimination, sexual violence and harassment on campus.

Title IX working group restarts meetings early after harsh rebuke from some admin, students

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
July 18, 2020

The Title IX working group will continue to meet through the summer after its initial draft of recommended changes to college Title IX policy drew more than 40 public comments that may substantially influence...

Impacts of new federal Title IX regulations on Emerson are unknown, administrator says

Impacts of new federal Title IX regulations on Emerson are unknown, administrator says

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
May 7, 2020

College staff members are reviewing new federal Title IX regulations released on Wednesday with one administrator calling the timing of the release "shocking" and that the extent of the regulations' impact...

Beacon Archives

What happens when a student files a Title IX report?

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
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 to reports against students. The college’s...

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

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
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 under former President Barack Obama’s administration....

Lala Thaddeus / Beacon Archives

Title IX training workshop scheduled for December following cancellation confusion

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
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 some of the attendees who signed up. The nine...

Load More Stories