The Guilfordian

Office of Title IX hosts series of October seminars

Ramya Krishna, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

October is not only the month of autumn leaves and Halloween, it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to research done by Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., 57% of students who have been in an abusive relationship say that it occurred during college, and 52% of women say that they kno...

Athletics Department in need of third director in three years

Trey Kawugule, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

In the Oct. 11 issue, The Guilfordian ran a story reporting on the performance of athletic director Sue Bower. On Oct. 21, staff and faculty received an email from Guilford College president Jane Fernandes stating: “After deep consideration, Sue Bower is no longer serving in the role of athletic director...

Students required to undergo online Title IX training course

Students required to undergo online Title IX training course

Zach Bradley, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Friday, March 1 was the deadline for all current Guilford students to complete the sexual assault prevention training course that was distributed via email to community members for completion online. Students who have not completed the training course will have a hold placed on their respective accounts...

Trans lives threatened

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The Obama Administration helped the transgender community make strides in the way of civil rights, but a leaked memo shows that the Trump administration may be reversing some of the progress that was made. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from the Department of Health and Human...

Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Guilford College outsources housekeeping management

Finn Williamson and Andrew Walker

May 4, 2018

Starting in May, Guilford College will be outsourcing the management of its housekeeping staff, though the College will retain the same housekeeping employees. “In terms of the organization of it, what we’re doing is contracting it out, and all of the individuals that work for us will just be remai...

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

Staff Editorial: Title IX case opens discussions about gender

November 3, 2017

A Title IX lawsuit has been filed against Guilford College and the former athletic director, Tom Palombo. We want to remind the College, as a social justice paper, of the importance that gender equity has in creating a comfortable environment on campus. Equality represents one of Guilford College’s...

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Frank Boyd selected as new academic dean

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017

After a search that lasted more than five months, Guilford College has selected Frank Boyd as the new Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs. On April 18, President Jane Fernandes sent an open letter to the community sharing her choice. According to Fernandes’ letter, Boyd’s genuine...

Title IX sexual assault investigation continues

Nicholas Carratu, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

In 2014, Guilford College was involved in a Title IX investigation, along with 55 other colleges and universities, by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for the mishandling of sexual assaults reported on campus. The number of colleges on the list has since increased to 117. Coincidently...