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The Blue & Gray Press | October 23, 2017

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Review of court records reveals disheartening actions taken by leaders in athletic department

April 27, 2017 |

By ESTER SALGUERO

In March, Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs, sent out a statement on behalf of the university and its staff announcing that the University of Mary Washington settled a lawsuit with Jasmine Orsted. A former student, who said that she felt racially discriminated against after being cut from the women’s basketball team before her tryout date.Read More

President Paino and staff work to fill Title IX positions

February 2, 2017 |

By EMILY GROTTLE

Now that Dr. Leah Cox has resigned from her position of Title IX Coordinator effective Jan. 19, President Paino has been working hard with multiple people to make sure her position will be filled, to ensure the safety of students and keep the Title IX position active. The University of Mary Washington has long been committed to keeping campus safe for the student body.Read More

Title IX investigation begins at UMW following complaint in May

October 27, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

The University of Mary Washington has become one of more than 124 secondary institutions that are under investigation by The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, OCR, for Title IX violations.Read More

Sexual assault prevention specialist, new programs sustain UMW values

September 2, 2015 |

By ESTER SALGUERO

A soon to be announced full­-time sexual assault prevention specialist
will be added to the University of Mary Washington’s staff after
September 10, according to Marissa Miller, the coordinator for
Prevention and Advocacy at UMW.Read More

UMW creates position to bring greater awareness to sexual assault

February 11, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE AND EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

The University of Mary Washington announced Marissa Miller as the new Coordinator for Prevention and Advocacy to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in an effort to further address sexual assault education and prevention on campus.Read More

Feminists protest outside President Hurley's home for greater awareness

November 5, 2014 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Feminists United on Campus organized a protest last week near Brompton House, the home of University of Mary Washington President Richard Hurley, in an effort to reinforce their concerns and demand change to the university administration’s level of activity regarding sexual assault on campus.Read More

Leah Cox named to Governor's task force on sexual assault

October 8, 2014 |

By LAUREN GRANT

Leah Cox, special assistant to the president for diversity and inclusion at the University of Mary Washington was recently appointed to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s task force dedicated to combating sexual assault on campuses.Read More