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Title IX may face challenges under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

by John K. Addis is licensed under the CC BY-SA 4.0

Nicole Rowse

February 15, 2017

The education amendment act that protects students from gender discrimination and sexual assault, Title IX, may face challenges under new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. On Feb. 7, DeVos was confirmed to the position. In a statement, DeVos said she was honored to help Trump “make American educ...

Trump’s choice for Education Secretary is a threat to Title IX

Trump's choice for Education Secretary is a threat to Title IX

Editorial staff

January 18, 2017

Regardless of how we voted in the 2016 presidential election, we should all be paying very close attention to Donald Trump’s proposed policy changes for higher education, and more specifically, his selection of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. DeVos is a philanthropist and former chairwoman of the Mi...

Sexual assault: not exclusively a “women’s issue”

Brady T. Phelps

January 12, 2017

On Thursday, Jan. 5, Vice President Joe Biden issued a call-to-action to college and university presidents regarding sexual assault on campus, which he called, “the human rights issue of our time.” A 2016 Department of Justice report showed that one in five women was assaulted at some point during ...