March 21, 2023
A half century of women in the Michigan Marching Band
The 2022-23 school year marks 50 years since the passing of Title IX, which allowed women to join the Michigan Marching Band.
August 3, 2022
Ruling paves way for new programs targeting sexual misconduct
A federal district judge has approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit that creates a broadly representative team designed to further protect the U-M community from sexual misconduct.
March 24, 2022
New team to further protect university community from sexual misconduct
U-M and attorneys representing plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit have agreed to settle claims in the case with the creation of a broadly representative team designed to further protect the university community from sexual misconduct.
March 18, 2022
U-M releases annual report on sexual, gender-based misconduct
Reports of sexual and gender-based misconduct on the Ann Arbor campus in fiscal year 2021 increased slightly, as did the number of investigations conducted by the university.
February 16, 2022
ECRT fills key leadership positions as new office takes shape
The Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office recently filled two key leadership positions as it expands with a more prominent focus on prevention and support efforts.
January 12, 2022
Title IX coordinator to begin remote office hours Jan. 18
U-M’s Title IX coordinator, Elizabeth Seney, will begin offering remote office hours to respond to questions or hear feedback on how the university responds to reports of sexual or gender-based misconduct.
November 11, 2021
Revamped protections against retaliation take effect
Revamped protections for U-M faculty, staff and students who report wrongful conduct are effective immediately. The program is part of a comprehensive approach to address retaliation and better ensure accountability.
July 15, 2021
U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct
Revisions to how U-M will address sexual misconduct include the creation of the new Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office, with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.
July 12, 2021
Title IX Coordinator Advisory Committee
The university has established an advisory committee of students, faculty and staff to provide perspectives and input on policies, procedures, prevention efforts and other matters related to sexual and gender-based misconduct.
March 23, 2021
New panel of faculty, staff, students will advise Title IX coordinator
The U-M Office for Institutional Equity is creating an advisory committee of students, faculty and staff to provide perspectives and input on matters related to sexual and gender-based misconduct.