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Kate Emert Gleason is an associate at Cohen Seglias. She assists in conducting internal investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment and other acts of misconduct at institutions of higher education.

As expected, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) recently released proposed Title IX regulations, specifically concerning sexual harassment, including sexual assault. This is significant because the DOE has never addressed these issues through regulation. In the past, guidance has only been available through informal resources, such as the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter and the 2014 Guidance/Q&A. As discussed in previous blog posts, these new regulations, if adopted, would constitute a substantial departure from prior guidance.  Continue Reading Changes Ahead: Department of Education Proposes Revisions to Title IX Regulations