This article is the third and final installment in a series examining the progress made by Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elected officials, who are now halfway through their terms.
If adopted, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to federal guidance on colleges’ sexual assault policies would likely require Stanford to revise several key aspects of its Title IX system, according to an analysis by the University’s Office of Institutional Equity and Access.
In its Wednesday night session, the Graduate Student Council unanimously passed a bill committing ASSU President Shanta Katipamula ’19 to submitting feedback to the US Department of Education regarding proposed changes to Title IX regulations.
The ASSU Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition held a workshop to explain how students can participate in the public comment period regarding recent changes to Title IX policies proposed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
The 24-page report, released Tuesday morning, is part of the University’s effort to track the success of its pilot Title IX process, effective since 2016.
On Sunday, a sophomore undergraduate filed a police complaint against an unidentified middle-aged man who she said had been following and harassing her and other female students in the Cecil H. Green Library, Tresidder Memorial Union and CoHo over the past week.
The University has dismissed allegations made by seven former Stanford wrestlers against lecturer Hung Le for an ongoing practice of inappropriately staring at them while they were showering naked in a locker room.