Compliance Perspectives: Changes to Title IX

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On May 6, 2020 the US Department of Education announced major changes to Title IX that greatly impact the way colleges and universities will need to address incidents of sexual harassment and assault.

In this podcast, Dan Schorr, Managing Director of Ankura Consulting, provides insights into the key changes and the likely implications for compliance programs including:

* The change of the definition of harassment from severe or pervasive to severe and See more +

On May 6, 2020 the US Department of Education announced major changes to Title IX that greatly impact the way colleges and universities will need to address incidents of sexual harassment and assault.

In this podcast, Dan Schorr, Managing Director of Ankura Consulting, provides insights into the key changes and the likely implications for compliance programs including:

* The change of the definition of harassment from severe or pervasive to severe and pervasive

* The requirement for written notification to the accused, the opportunity for the accused to select an advisor and access to evidence

* Live hearings including cross examination of witnesses

* The option for schools to choose between two standards: “preponderance of evidence” or “clear and convincing”

* The challenges schools face in putting these changes in place by the August 14 deadline

Listen in to learn more about the requirements and what compliance programs will need to do to ensure that their institutions meet these new obligations.

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