Filing charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a necessary prelude to pursuing a federal case. Here’s what the data show about who files and what happens next.
A federal court ruled in favor of the College Republicans’ effort to keep administrators from billing them $17,000.
The University of Washington’s College Republicans are contesting a decision to charge them $17,000 for a campus rally featuring a controversial right-wing speaker. Such battles are spreading to campuses nationwide.
But holding the university or its employees accountable for wrongdoing in any of the several investigations that are underway may prove difficult.
Patrick Fitzgerald’s investigation into the Larry Nassar case is seen as an effort to build a legal defense for Michigan State, not to shed light on sexual-assault accusations. One trustee says that Robert Noto, the university’s general counsel, must go.
Carol Christ, chancellor of the University of California's flagship campus, said in a statement that administrators are "taking all appropriate actions" so that Luis Mora can eventually continue his coursework.
Two opinion articles in the student newspaper bothered the former White House communications director so much that he threatened legal action.
Obama-era guidance led to more lawyers representing accused rapists on campus. Now that the guidance has been rescinded, even more lawyers may get involved.
The auditors mostly stopped short of issuing formal findings but identified multiple irregularities in how records requests seem to have been handled.
The financial burden of defending against allegations that a college mishandled a sexual-misconduct case can be significant, a new analysis finds.
In June, the top civil-rights official at the Education Department told a meeting of college lawyers that she didn’t “foresee there being any new regulation or policy on the topic of racial preferences” in admissions.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly taking aim at colleges’ consideration of race in admissions. Here’s a look at where the issue stands.
Barely a year after the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to issue its final word on this form of affirmative action, the issue is back, following a Justice Department memo that seemed to promise Trump-administration investigations of colleges. Here’s all of The Chronicle’s coverage.
The Trump administration is responding to their frustrations about guidance on how to deal with sexual assaults, campus legal officials say.
Neil M. Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge who teaches at the University of Colorado Law School, could help shape academe for decades to come.
Two high-profile departures of Title IX administrators underscore the pressures that come with being a college’s "moral compass."
In the Obama administration’s waning months, hundreds of colleges remain under investigation. Legal challenges may change the landscape, but the government’s action has already left its mark.
Protests over race relations and debates over the rights of transgender people are among the campus issues fueling new conversations on longstanding civil-rights issues.
A deadlocked vote by the justices preserves a lower court’s ruling against a proposal that would have shielded from deportation many parents and siblings of college students.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the University of Texas both fleshes out how colleges can stay out of legal trouble and blunts some of the weapons used to attack affirmative action.
Updating our tracker has revealed insights into how investigations unfold and how some of them are resolved. Here are some of the most interesting examples.
The court's conservatives asked whether the government could do more to accommodate objections by religious colleges and others. The liberal justices suggested those groups are making excessive demands.