Scratching the Surface

An investigation into Stony Brook University’s compliance with the federal statute Title IX was opened by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Tuesday, July 23, 2014, 14 months after OCR closed its investigation into the State University of New York system.

Digging Deeper

Amidst the DoE‘s OCR investigation into Stony Brook‘s compliance with Title IX, students do not have a clear understanding of the federal statute, the process by which cases are investigated and the educational programs hosted by SBU. This page breaks down all these points as well as common Title IX misconceptions and the Clery Report.

Beyond Stony Brook

SBU is not the only higher education institution in New York currently under review for Title IX violations. As of March 4, 2015, there are 12 others, making NY the state with the highest number of open investigations. Discover the institutions, each university’s enrollment and the number of forcible sexual assaults at each.

Q&A with a Title IX lawyer

In this Q&A, Wendy Murphy expands on her thoughts regarding Title IX after she spoke on a panel at SBU.

Title IX-related documents

For a look at the raw documents related to Title IX at SBU and within the SUNY system, click here.

Lawsuit coverage

Plaintiff Sarah Tubbs is suing Stony Brook University for “deliberate indifference” in handling her sexual assault case.

NPR's sexual assault series

As the issue of sexual assault on college campuses became a national issue, NPR released this series.