What happens in a Title IX investigation and hearing?
If you haven't been personally involved in a Title IX investigation and hearing, it's hard to imagine how it might unfold.
We're familiar with scenes from criminal trials, but this process isn't like that, even though the university may be making decisions about crimes as serious as rape. I reached out to Lori White, vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University, where I have taught college writing as an adjunct, to explain the process.
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