University announces changes to Student Code of Conduct

Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson, pictured at left, sent out an email earlier this evening vaguely outlining some of the changes to the Student Code of Conduct this year. Vox has the breakdown of the key changes for… Read More

BREAKING: Todd Olson accepts “clear and convincing”, excluding off-campus incidents

This afternoon, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson announced his approval of raising the evidentiary standard from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing” for all on campus students, effective January 1, 2013. The standard does… Read More

Clear and convincing referendum passes with flying colors

As expected, the referendum on changing the Student Code of Conduct policy from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing” has passed with an overwhelming majority. The total number of students supporting the measure was 2,507, with… Read More

GUSA posts open letter in Red Square on “clear and convincing”

 This morning, the Georgetown University Student Association mounted a poster in Red Square of an open letter to Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson calling for the “immediate adoption” of the proposed changes to raise the evidentiary standard… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Clearly convincing people since 2011

At last night’s meeting, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate and Executive met to vote on the bill that describes the proposed changes to the Student Code of Conduct evidentiary standard. The bill passed unanimously, with all 12… Read More

GUSA passes resolution in support of “clear and convincing”

Yesterday, at Georgetown University Student Association’s final session of the semester, the Senate passed a resolution in favor of raising the burden of proof standard to “clear and convincing” in the Student Code of Conduct. The resolution, voted… Read More