Colleges and Universities Under Federal Title IX Investigation

Students and parents have enough to be concerned about when they or their loved one faces Title IX charges.  It is therefore unfortunate that, in addition to having to be concerned about the potential consequences of an adverse finding, the major disruption to one's academics and personal life even if there is no finding of responsibility, and the like, students and parents have to be concerned that the Title IX investigation and disciplinary process at their school is fairly and properly handled.  The unfortunate reality is that colleges and universities at times mishandle what they are tasked to do, and this can affect both the complainant and the respondent in a Title IX campus disciplinary case.
 
The federal government, through the Department of Education and its Office of Civil Rights in particular (the DOE-OCR), is responsible for investigating colleges and universities nationwide alleged to have either mishandled allegations of sexual assault, sexual violence, or sexual misconduct against students, or failed to investigate such allegations altogether.  The shift in the Department of Education's aggressiveness in pursuing such investigations over the past several years is reflected by the increase in the number of schools under investigation; nearly five times the number only two years ago. 
 
In this era of Title IX enforcement, 312 investigations of colleges and universities have been conducted.  165 of these investigation have been at private schools and 147 have been at public schools.  51 Title IX cases have been resolved and 261 remain open.  The average case duration is 1.4 years.  Five schools have the unwanted distinction of having the most DOE-OCR Title IX cases: Stanford University and St. Mary's College of Maryland with five case each, and Kansas State University, Princeton University, and University of Wisconsin at Madison with four cases each. 
 
Nationwide, the following schools are under federal investigation for Title IX compliance issues:
 
ALABAMA
Marion Military Institute
University of at Alabama at Birmingham
ALASKA
University of Alaska system
ARIZONA
Arizona State University
ARKANSAS
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
CALIFORNIA
Butte College
California Institute of the Arts
California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
Loyola Marymount University
Occidental College
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Saint Mary's College of California
Samuel Merritt University
San Francisco State University
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Santa Clara University
Stanford University
University of California at Berkeley
University of California at Davis
University of California at Los Angeles
University of California at San Francisco
University of California at Santa Cruz
University of San Diego
University of Southern California
COLORADO
Biohealth College
Colorado State University at Fort Collins
Regis University
Southwest Acupuncture College
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Colorado at Denver
University of Denver
CONNECTICUT
University of Connecticut
Yale University
DELAWARE
Delaware State University
University of Delaware
Wesley College
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
American University
Catholic University of America
George Washington University
FLORIDA
Florida State University
Full Sail University
University of Miami
University of South Florida
GEORGIA
Emory University
Morehouse College
Oglethorpe University
Spelman College
HAWAII
University of Hawaii - Monoa
IDAHO
College of Idaho
Idaho State University
Lewis-Clark State College
University of Idaho
ILLINOIS
Columbia College Chicago
Judson University
Knox College
Monmouth College
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
INDIANA
Grace College and Seminary
Hanover College
Indiana University at Bloomington
University of Notre Dame
Valparaiso University
Vincennes University
IOWA
Drake University
Grinnell College
Iowa State University
University of Iowa
KANSAS
Kansas State University
University of Kansas
Washburn University
KENTUCKY
Kentucky Wesleyan College
University of Kentucky
LOUISIANA
Louisiana State University system
Loyola University New Orleans
MAINE
MARYLAND
Frostburg State University
John Hopkins University
Morgan State University
Mount Saint Mary's University
St. Mary's College of Maryland
University of Maryland - Baltimore County
MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst College
Babson College
Berklee College of Music
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Clark University
Emerson College
Hampshire College
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Northeastern University
Quincy College
Stonehill College
Tufts University
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
Western New England University
MICHIGAN
Alma College
Grand Valley State University
Michigan State University
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
MINNESOTA
St. Cloud State University
St. Olaf College
MISSISSIPPI
University of Mississippi
University of South Mississippi
MISSOURI
Missouri University of Science and Technology
William Jewell College
MONTANA
Dawson Community College
University of Montana at Missoula
NEBRASKA
Central Community College
Chadron State College
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
NEVADA
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Dartmouth College
NEW MEXICO
Northern New Mexico College
University of New Mexico
NEW YORK
Bard College
Barnard College
Binghamton University
Buffalo State College
Canisius College
City University of New York Hunter College
Columbia University
Cornell University
Corning Community College
Elmira College
Hamilton College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Monroe Community College
New School
New York University
Pace University
Pratt Institute
Sarah Lawrence College
Skidmore College
St. John's University
St. Thomas Aquinas College
State University of New York College at Potsdam
State University of New York College at Purchase
State University of New York at Stony Brook
State University of New York system
State University of New York, The College at Brockport
Syracuse University
Union College
University at Albany, SUNY
University at Buffalo
University of Rochester
NORTH CAROLINA
Duke University
Guilford College
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
NORTH DAKOTA
Minot State University
OHIO
Cedarville University
Cleveland State University
Denison University
John Carroll University
Oberlin College
Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
Wittenberg University
Xavier University
OKLAHOMA
Langston University
Oklahoma State University at Stillwater
University of Tulsa
OREGON
Valley Forge Military College
RHODE ISLAND
Brown University
SOUTH CAROLINA
Clemson University
SOUTH DAKOTA
TENNESSEE
Rhodes College
Southwest Tennessee Community College
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Vanderbilt University
TEXAS
Cisco College
Paul Quinn College
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
Texas A & M University at College Station
Trinity University
University of Houston
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
University of Texas - Pan American
UTAH
Brigham Young University
University of Utah
Westminster College
VERMONT
Marlboro College
VIRGINIA
College of William & Mary
James Madison University
University of Richmond
University of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Military Institute
Washington and Lee University
WASHINGTON
Edmonds Community College
University of Washington
Washington State University
Western Washington University
Whitman College
Whitworth University
WEST VIRGINIA
Bethany College
Davis & Elkins College
Glenville State College
James Rumsey Technical Institute
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
WISCONSIN
Medical College of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin at Madison
University of Wisconsin at Whitewater
WYOMING
Laramie County Community College

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