Sep 2nd, 2013
10:34 pm
September 2nd, 2013 | University
Title IX advisory board for students formed

The University is forming a Title IX Student Advisory Board that will advise the University’s Title IX Steering Committee on ways to address sexual misconduct issues. The committee will be composed of undergraduate representatives as well as graduate students, according to Yale College Council President Danny Avraham ’15. Candidates will be nominated through the YCC […]

Aug 24th, 2013
4:27 pm
August 24th, 2013 | University
Rabbi James Ponet to step down

For over three decades, Rabbi James Ponet has presided over hundreds of Friday night Shabbat dinners at Yale. But starting in January, the longtime Jewish chaplain will take a year-long sabbatical and retire from his position. In an Aug. 16 email to the Slifka Center community, Ponet cited the message he emphasized at many a Shabbat […]

Aug 18th, 2013
1:14 pm
August 18th, 2013 | University
Students Against Sexual Violence at Yale protests University sexual misconduct policies

After the release of the fourth semi-annual report of sexual misconduct complaints at the end of July, a group of 15 students have formed Students Against Sexual Violence at Yale to advocate for changes in University policies and resources dealing with sexual misconduct. An Aug. 12 open letter to the administration, which has been signed […]

Aug 9th, 2013
8:47 pm
August 9th, 2013 | University
Admins clarify sex misconduct policies in FAQs

In response to criticism surrounding the fourth semi-annual report of sexual misconduct complaints, administrators have released a set of Frequently Asked Questions on Yale’s Title IX and sexual misconduct response websites. The FAQs addressed questions regarding the use of the term “non-consensual sex” in the report. According to the FAQs, nonconsensual sex includes encounters which […]

Aug 1st, 2013
10:19 am
August 1st, 2013 | University
Fourth sexual misconduct report released

Sixty-one cases of sexual assault, harassment or other misconduct were brought to University officials between Jan. 1 and Jun. 30 of this year, according to Yale’s fourth semi-annual report of sexual misconduct complaints. The report, released Wednesday evening by University Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler, includes more complaints than any of the […]

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