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The exterior of the universitys Department of Human Resources and TItle IX. A student says that the department isnt taking her case of sexual assault seriously after university officials released a statement Monday.

Student reports sexual assault, says officials aren’t serious

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor March 25, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the student reported sexual assault/ harassment to Public Safety. The Public Safety Crime Log labeled the incident as rape.  A student said...

Were wanting better funding from the state for prevention and awareness programs for Indiana colleges, said Katelyn Vinci, junior social work major.

Student demands increased Title IX funding

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor February 18, 2020

Katelyn Vinci wants better resources for survivors of sexual violence statewide and at USI and she’s putting her advocacy into action. The junior social work major and president of Students for Gender...

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor November 19, 2018

Proposed regulations to Title IX procedures by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Friday would have significant changes to the university’s sexual misconduct processes, Title IX Coordinator...

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

Noah Alatza, News Editor August 27, 2018

West-side Evansville native Carrie Lynn has returned to her hometown to serve the university as the next Title IX coordinator. Lynn previously worked in Indianapolis as an attorney after earning a...

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