Maria Kanger arrived s in June amidst changes to Butler’s Division of Student Affairs. After the departure of former Title IX coordinator Jamie Brennan in May, Kanger stepped in to take on the role of addressing sexual misconduct in the Butler community.
In a lawsuit filed against the school, a former Butler student athlete is alleging that the University’s negligence led to her sexual assault in December 2016.
Jamie Brennan started as Butler University’s Title IX coordinator Aug. 28. Formerly the deputy Title IX coordinator and investigator at Northeastern University for three years, she focused on education, training and investigations. In a Q&A with the Butler Collegian, she discusses changes she has made with the administration content management system, forms and general policy.
The Jan. 29 Indy Star article about a mishandled Butler student sexual assault case sparked conversation about how the University is educating and informing students through prevention programs.
A past Butler University student filed a civil rights complaint after she claims the university did not inform her of her options following her case of sexual assault. Members of the Butler community respond after the story broke in the Indianapolis Star on Jan. 29.
Butler University recently ended its relationship with Triton Brewing Company due to an incident with a student intern. The company is no longer allowed to post opportunities on Handshake. CCOM internship director discusses what the process looks like when a student comes forward about an uncomfortable situation at their internship.
Campus policy on sex discrimination, seuxal harrassment, sexual misconduct and domestic violence changed. The hearing process is now eliminated from the overall procedure.
Women’s fight for equality in sports depends on how we see them off the the field. Why achieving equal rights in athletics is harder today, despite the legal protections of Title IX.
MARAIS JACON-DUFFY NEWS EDITOR Butler University plans to implement a Title IX policy to cover students, faculty and staff. This policy will follow the guidelines of the “one policy, one process” model many colleges and universities now practice. This model was created by the Association of Title IX Administrators, an association made of K-12 and…
The Butler athletics department is still waiting to hear whether it is compliant with Title IX. Title IX is legislation that is meant to ensure equal opportunity in athletics for women. Last May, the university entered into a resolution agreement with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education to become Title…