The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
A campus-wide email announcing the referendum and elections included a link to a Google Drive folder with an annotated draft with the proposed changes, a final draft of the new constitution and a document describing major changes, in addition to the current constitution.
On Aug. 19, Danielle Sutton objected to a motion from the university in a letter to dismiss her amended complaint, filed April 15, against the university, two faculty members and former university president Samuel Stanley.
Betsy DeVos, the United States Secretary of Education, has proposed changes to Title IX that would narrow the definition of sexual assault, making it more difficult for the accused to be held responsible in a 120-page leaked document.
Before I entered college, I thought, “Hey, I’ll study hard, have some fun and graduate in five years with my two degrees.” However, by Spring 2017, my college experience became one any student would have just wanted to end.
As modeled by the creator of the #MeToo movement, the incomparable Tarana Burke, we could create spaces where survivors can come together for solidarity, a chance to share their stories and community healing. Together, we could go far beyond.
The Stony Brook University Title IX office received 24 reports of sexual misconduct, domestic violence and other related incidents between Jan. and May 1, 2018, according to newly released data from the New York State Education Department.