“I am consistently encouraged by the support of our trustees, as well as by the efforts I see across campus to ensure the very best intellectual experience for our students and faculty,” President David A. Greene wrote in an Official Notice email to the campus on April 18. That past week, Greene had met with the Board of Trustees for […]
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On Thursday, April 28, over 200 Colby students carrying plastic candles and wearing T-shirts reading “Take Back The Night” sat in front of Miller steps. For the following two hours, members of the Colby community listened in support of fourteen of their peers, who shared narratives of their own experiences and those of anonymous contributors with sexual violence or assault. […]
Several incidents of violence on campus lead to two campus protests.
To the editors of the Echo: All members of the Colby community should thank the courageous group of 17 senior women for their honest and powerful plea for “sexual healing” in the November 19 edition of the Echo. Their essay points to the intertwined problems of female objectification and male entitlement, and illuminates how the social culture on campus contributes […]
By Dylan Alles, Amanda Corwin, Mimi Dobelle, Molly Feldstein, Zoe Gaffney, Lindsay Gallo, Lauren Gluck, Sarah Grady, Alex Heisler, Mikaela Johnson, Morgan Larrabee, Emily Malinowski, Kelly McCarthy, Shannon Oleynik, Caroline Vaughan, Caelin Weiss, and Julie Wolpow
Sexual violence and misconduct are hot topics of discussion at virtually all college campuses in the country these days, and this week’s Colby Board of Trustees Meeting was no exception.
On October 8, President David A. Greene sent an email to Colby students, parents, and faculty detailing the results of the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Sexual Assault Campus Climate Survey from this past April. The survey, created and sponsored by the HEDS consortium at Wabash College, was sent to all 2014-2015 Colby students and asked them to assess their […]
After a five-month investigation, a Middlebury College student was expelled following allegations of sexual assault against a non-college student. The plaintiff has accused the defendant, John Doe, of sexually assaulting her while studying abroad with the School for International Training (SIT). The incident occurred while the student was studying abroad in the fall of 2014. Doe was allowed to return […]
A few days prior to the October 1 deadline, the Colby Department of Security released its Annual Security Report in compliance with the Clery Act, which supplements the guide- lines of Title IX. In 2014, the College saw decreases in crimes including theft and forcible sex offenses, but saw a rise in off-campus burglaries. While Title IX is designed to […]