MU students, staff and faculty provided the search committee with feedback on the qualities they would like the assistant vice chancellor to exhibit.
MU’s new Office for Civil Rights and Title IX handles a wider range of discrimination besides sexual harassment.
Title IX Administrator Ellen Eardley: “In hookup culture, with a lack of sex education (and) with a lot of alcohol, you may make a really big mistake.”
This is the fourth time in a year that anti-Semitic messages have appeared in residence halls.
TAPP President Helen Bass: “This event is not intended to discredit nor support movements for survivor-based policy or proposals for increased defendants’ rights — it’s to get people with different ideas in one room together for a discussion.”
Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “This is a time of significant challenges to be sure, but also a time of significant opportunity.”
“Ending discrimination is everyone’s responsibility,” Eardley said in an email to students. “We need you to use your voices to take a stand.”
Gomez posted on Facebook about an incident for which he was found “not responsible,” later removed post.
Over one-third of MU senior women have experienced unwanted sexual contact while at MU.
The documentary highlights the failures of colleges to address sexual assault; MU hopes to be the exception.
“If folks are surprised at the definition of consent, then we have a problem,” Scates said.
In the 2014-15 academic year, there were 62 sexual assaults reported to the Title IX Office.
“I think this could be a national model,” Scroggs said. “Within a year, they’re going to be saying ‘Let’s do things like the University of Missouri.’ That’s our goal. We intend to be the national model.”
Faculty Council vet race relations committee members, approve student leaders’ modifications to religious observance policy
Administration will give update on response to Call to Action during public race relations meeting April 29.
“We’re trying to have the campuses do what’s best for their student population,” said Betsy Rodriguez, UM System vice president for human resource.
Although the police investigation is inconclusive, it appears that the perpetrator of Menu Courey’s sexual assault was on the football team at the time.
With new female administrators at MU, opportunities are growing for women on campus.
An in-depth look at the policies and what they mean for students.
“I think we should avoid going too far down the road without figuring out what we think,” Associate Professor of Law Ben Trachtenberg said. “This isn’t the faculty council on Title IX affairs.”
Eardley will take office April 20.