The Title IX office in the Ithaca College Office of the General Counsel announced Feb. 14 that Omar Stoute ’17 is the new Title IX deputy coordinator.
An Ithaca College student accused of sexual assault filed a complaint alleging that the college discriminated against them on the basis of sex and race.
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management hosted a two-day workshop for law enforcement officials with hopes of strengthening techniques applied to sexual-assault investigations.
Ithaca College’s office of Title IX will receive an increase in funding for the 2016–17 academic year. Having previously received money on an as-needed basis, Fall 2016 marks the first time that Title IX will have a cemented budget.
The report of two rapes, which took place between August and October 2015 and appeared in the Feb. 4 Public Safety Log, has brought increased attention to Ithaca College’s policies for victims of sexual assault and harassment.