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Title IX office silent amid policy review
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Title IX office silent amid policy review

With two policy reviews pending, recent federal action from the U.S. Education Department, two possibly concluding lawsuits against the college, and heavy criticism from a former student, much of the future of Title IX at Emerson is unclear. Near the start of the summer, 10 administrators and staff members—almost all from separate branches of the...

Motion for summary judgment granted in Title IX suit against college
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Motion for summary judgment granted in Title IX suit against college

A federal judge in the District of Massachusetts granted Emerson’s motion for summary judgment Tuesday in the 2014 “Jane Doe v. Emerson College” Title IX lawsuit, in which Doe claimed the school was “deliberately indifferent” to her 2012-2013 reports of alleged sexual assault and harassment.  The ruling effectively ended  the case without trial, on the...

College looks to expand campus in response to construction
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College looks to expand campus in response to construction

When the Little Building closes this summer, the college will lose 748 beds and a dining hall that have been used by students for years. To fill those needs, Emerson is creating and renting new spaces. The new residence hall currently being constructed at 2 Boylston place will account for 374 new beds, according to Arthur Mombourquette,...