Monday, October 24, 2016

Title IX Officers Pay a Price for Navigating a Volatile Issue

On the second day of class this year, the University of Florida fired its deputy Title IX coordinator amid complaints that he had too much power over resolving sex-assault cases.

Then, this month, Baylor University’s Title IX coordinator resigned, charging the institution with refusing to give her enough authority.

The claims — that one Title IX officer had too much power, while another didn’t have what she needed — highlight the pitfalls and pressures for those in a high-profile job at the center of one of higher-education’s most vexing issues: campus sexual assault.

Read the rest at The Chronicle of Higher Education here.

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