Sep 23rd, 2013
9:17 pm
September 23rd, 2013 | University
Dept. of Education to visit campus, monitor Title IX compliance

According to a Monday afternoon email from Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will be making a visit to campus on Oct. 2 and Oct. 3 as part of its ongoing agreement to monitor Yale’s progress in complying with Title IX requirements. Sixteen students and alumni filed a complaint against the […]

Sep 9th, 2013
9:34 pm
September 9th, 2013 | University
Sex misconduct scenarios clarify ‘nonconsensual sex,’ punishment

In response to criticism surrounding the University’s fourth semiannual report of sexual misconduct complaints, administrators released a series of sexual misconduct scenarios and their corresponding punishments on Monday evening — four of which include expulsion. “One of the things we’re trying to do, we’re thinking these scenarios are really good to educate the community,” said […]

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 […]

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