The resolution to Florida State’s code of conduct investigation of Jameis Winston may not come before the end of the football season despite imminent deadlines in the process.
The adviser for the family of Jameis Winston has asked Florida State why it has chosen now to engage in the Title IX process and accuses the school of trying to protect its own interests and responding to media pressure, according to a letter obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
Coach Jimbo Fisher said Florida State’s Jameis Winston has committed no crime and is adamant the quarterback will not miss any games this season due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
Florida State will use an independent official in its hearing of quarterback Jameis Winston, saying it wants to “remove any doubt about the integrity” of the proceedings.
Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was notified Friday that he will face a disciplinary hearing regarding charges about whether he sexually assaulted an FSU student in 2012.
Florida State University is hiring a Title IX director and two sexual violence prevention coordinators before the fall term starts in five weeks.
An investigation is underway at Florida State University by the U.S. Department of Education for possible Title IX violations in its response to sexual violence complaints.
Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options.
As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.