Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced last week that the Trump administration plans to revise Obama-era federal guidelines for colleges and universities on handling sexual misconduct. Here's how the current system affects student reporting and where there is room for potential change.
There are a number of factors that make reporting on sexual assault and harassment on campus a difficult feat for student journalists.
Three Michigan State University football players have been charged in a sexual assault case that has been shrouded in secrecy by the university.
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled University of North Carolina must hand over student, faculty, and staff rape, sexual assault, and sexual misconduct records requested by the university's student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is joining two student newspapers in fighting back against their colleges’ attempts to withhold public records of investigations into sexual harassment complaints.
Last week, the Daily Californian at the University of California-Berkeley dropped a bombshell report: about one third of University of California system employees found to be in violation of sexual misconduct policy between 2013 and 2016 were still present on UC campuses.
A North Dakota bill originally intended to protect trade secrets and university research will become a problem for reporters trying to access university Title IX investigation documents, if passed in its current form.
The battle over Title IX records in Kentucky just got bigger, as Western Kentucky University and the College Heights Herald are joining the fight.
The Kentucky Kernel’s strategy of requesting records from multiple state universities seems to be paying off, if rulings at Kentucky State University and Western Kentucky University this week are any indication.
In a months-long records battle with Utah State University, Alex Stuckey of the Salt Lake Tribune said she considers her January 12 hearing with the Utah State Records Committee a “half-win” as they promise a result by mid-February.