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New regulations change scope of WSU’s Title IX jurisdiction

Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, said the new Title IX regulations decrease the number of complaints that are considered Title IX cases.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

June 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education’s updated Title IX regulations to narrow Title IX cases and decrease cases that would require an institution’s response. Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, discussed the new regulations during CRCI’s online forum o...

WSU official submits declaration supporting lawsuit against DOE

Phil Weiler, WSU's Vice President for Marketing and Communications, wrote in an email that WSU is not a direct party in the lawsuit.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

June 8, 2020

A WSU official filed a declaration in support of the Washington state attorney general’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education.  Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit states the department’s decision to withhold critical aid from thousands of Washington college students...

School district recognized for continued sustainability effort

School district recognized for continued sustainability effort

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2020

Teachers and staff at the Pullman School District implement sustainability education through planting trees and creating owl boxes. This effort led to the district being named one of the 2020 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardees on April 22.  “I became c...

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