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Campus Sexual Assault: Responses to Changes in Title IX Policy

  • Humphrey Forum 301 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States (map)

In September of 2017, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidance on how colleges and universities handle sexual assaults under Title IX law.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

Event is free and open to the public. Please contact cwgpp@umn.edu to request disability accommodations. Event photo courtesy of the Aurora Center.

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