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Title IX: holding SBU accountable

Viola Flowers April 26, 2023
“Demand to hold SBU accountable. Title IX discrimination has become the norm on campus. Students are often left in the dark and silenced.”
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Title IX Updates: What you need to know

Brianne Ledda December 1, 2018
United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos proposed several changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16.
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Michael Kimmel. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities researches “toxic masculinity” amid a post-Weinstein climate

Lisseth Aguilar November 21, 2017
Founded in 2013 with a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities engages in the research of boys, men, masculinities and gender in order “to foster greater social justice” in gender relations, according to the center’s website.
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It was announced on Jan. 20, 2017 via email that Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund, above, had left Stony brook University.  MEGAN MILLER /STATESMAN FILE

Editorial: SBU students deserve the truth on Dean Ecklund’s departure

The Editorial Board January 29, 2017
University policy should not be used as means to camouflage information. It is the right of the student body to understand why Dean Ecklund left.
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Campus Briefing: campus policy changes explained

Campus Briefing: campus policy changes explained

Chereen James October 23, 2015
Judith Greiman, Marjolie Leonard and Timothy Ecklund spoke at the USG senate meeting to deliver a clearer understanding about the recent changes to university policies.
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New womens sport slated as part of Together We Transform

New women’s sport slated as part of “Together We Transform”

Arielle Martinez July 7, 2015
In a five-year plan revealed on June 29, Stony Brook Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron and the athletics department outlined several initiatives related to Title IX.
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Governor Cuomo launches “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses

Hanaa’ Tameez March 2, 2015
Gov. Cuomo announced the new “Enough is Enough” campaign on Feb. 25 “to push for the passage of the Governor’s legislation combating sexual assault on college campuses.”
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SBU faces lawsuit for “deliberate indifference” in allegedly mishandling sexual assault case

The Statesman February 3, 2015
A Stony Brook University alumna is suing the university for the manner in which the administration allegedly handled her complaint of sexual assault by another student.
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How Stony Brook University handles Title IX

The Statesman December 13, 2014
Amidst an ongoing federal investigation into SBU’s handling of Title IX cases, many students are unfamiliar with the law and the method by which it investigates sexual harassment/violence claims.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged SUNY to pass a resolution outlining sexual assault prevention and response practices. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

SUNY approves sexual assault prevention resolution

The Statesman October 14, 2014
At Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s urging, the SUNY Board of Trustees passed a resolution on Friday, Oct. 2 to create a uniform set of prevention and response practices.
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Stony Brook among colleges and universities targeted for investigation regarding response to sexual violence cases

Stony Brook among colleges and universities targeted for investigation regarding response to sexual violence cases

Arielle Martinez August 15, 2014
The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating Stony Brook University and 75 other colleges and universities for their handling of sexual violence cases.
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University policies regarding sexual assault and harassment cases remain largely unclear for students

University policies regarding sexual assault and harassment cases remain largely unclear for students

The Statesman June 29, 2014
Stony Brook's numerous procedures and departments for dealing with cases of sexual assault and harassment can cause confusion for students.
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