Texas A&M’s Title IX Failures
Fighting for Campus Sexual Assault Victims
Investigative reports have revealed claims of Title IX violations against Texas A&M University.
These claims allege the school failed to properly respond to reports of campus sexual assault and sexual misconduct perpetrated by student athletes.
Texas A&M’s Handling of Title IX Accusations
Reports state that in one case, a student athlete on the university swim team was allowed to return to the team after only one semester, despite a determination by Texas A&M administration that he raped another student.
In another case, reports state two female students came forward alleging that a member of the university football team engaged in sexual misconduct in front of them.
Yet, the university reportedly took no disciplinary action against the alleged perpetrator and allowed him to continue playing football. Instead, Texas A&M required the women to sign documents indicating that they would leave any room where the student athlete was also present.
Legal Support for Survivors Seeking Justice
Victims of campus sexual assault are instructed to bring their claims to school officials, who then investigate sexual misconduct, discrimination, or harassment allegations according to policies established under Title IX.
With growing concerns about the mishandling of Title IX accusations at Texas A&M, however, victims may have been reluctant to step forward with their claims, may have had their claims improperly handled, or may have been treated unfairly during the administrative process. For survivors, this lack of trust and transparency can add insult to injury.
At The Zalkin Law Firm, our attorneys have garnered national recognition for our work representing survivors of campus sexual assault, harassment, and misconduct. Our firm led the way in litigating the first public Title IX lawsuit against Baylor University and the former Baylor football coach and Athletic Director over a campus sexual assault scandal involving the school’s football program.
In addition to handling cases involving Texas A&M, our firm has also represented survivors in Title IX cases against many universities across California and the U.S., including UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Yale, Michigan State University, SMU, Columbia, and George Washington University, among others.
If you have questions about a Title IX matter involving campus sexual assault or gender discrimination at Texas A&M, we encourage you to contact our team at The Zalkin Law Firm for a free and confidential consultation.