Tag: campus sexual assault policy

The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship of America’s wealthiest public university system. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Suspended UT Student Cleared of Sex Assault Charges Now Reinstated

The University of Texas at Austin reached a settlement with “John Doe,” the male student who sued campus President Greg Fenves for overturning an arbitrator’s decision that cleared Doe of sexual assault charges stemming from a 2016 case. Fenves also suspended the student for roughly two years.

Betsy DeVos

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Ends Obama Campus Sex Misconduct Policies

In interim guidance released Friday, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ended the campus sexual misconduct policies put forward by former President Barack Obama, stating that, while colleges must continue to combat sexual misconduct on campus, the process must be “fair and impartial,” and inspiring “confidence in its outcomes.”

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Left Fears Trump’s Pick for Education Department’s Civil Rights Office

Leftwing media and organizations are fretting over U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s choice of Candice Jackson as acting assistant secretary for that department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing concerns about her views on affirmative action, feminism, and campus sexual assault policy.