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Colleges Under Investigation for Sexual Assault Wonder What Getting It Right Looks Like from The Chronicle of Higher Educaiton, 08/11/2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

img-icon-newsThe Education Department announced in 2010 that, under the gender-equity law known as Title IX, it was opening a compliance review of all of Ohio State’s policies and procedures related to sexual harassment and assault, allegations of which had swirled around its marching band.

Over the next four years, investigators from the department’s Office for Civil Rights made several visits to the campus, and Ohio State turned over thousands of pages of documents. Last September university and federal officials reached a resolution agreement that lays out 100 separate steps the institution must take to comply with Title IX, including about a dozen requirements of its Title IX coordinator.

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