Campus Sexual Assault: Responses to Changes in Federal Title IX Policy

In September of 2017, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidance on how colleges and universities handle sexual assaults under Title IX law. Join the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy for a moderated discussion of how the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus and Minnesota state legislators are responding to these federal changes.

• Karen Miksch, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development and co-chair of the UMN President’s Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct
• State Representative Erin Murphy, author of proposed state legislation to strengthen consent guidelines at all colleges and universities in the state
• Lena Palacios, Assistant Professor, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and co-author of a dear colleagues letter raising concerns about mandatory reporting
• Rose Miron, Ph.D. candidate, American Studies and co-author of a dear colleagues letter raising concerns about mandatory reporting

Moderated by Professor Christina Ewig

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February 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium
301 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455