Oklahoma Wesleyan University
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FIRE-backed lawsuit challenging Department of Education’s unlawful Title IX mandate voluntarily withdrawn
February 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2018 — Today, attorneys representing the U.S. Department of Education joined with attorneys for plaintiffs John Doe and Oklahoma Wesleyan University to ask a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the now-withdrawn mandate that colleges and universities use the low “preponderance of the evidence” standard of proof in all sexual misconduct… Read more
August 15, 2016
Today, Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) became the first and only institution of higher education to challenge in court a 2011 mandate from the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that colleges and universities adjudicate sexual misconduct allegations using the low, “preponderance of the evidence” standard. This mandate for institutions governed by Title IX—all… Read more