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Title IX Coordinator Gillian Ford visited Allegheny Student Government during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to give a presentation titled “What you need to know about Title IX.”

Ford discussed students’ options when they choose to report a case to the Title IX office. She said there are four options: speak with the Title IX office, or file a formal, informal or criminal complaint.

When students come to the Title IX office, Ford said she must decide if...


“As an organization it is our goal [to enact] preventative efforts to reduce the numbers of sexual assaults on campus,” Myers said.

The organization has been working with Title IX Coordinator and Executive Vice President Gilly Ford to draft its constitution and organize programming around campus for the mentioned preventative efforts, according to Myers.

Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, Why Not Us hopes to work both with Ford’s office...

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Why Not Us? has four core pillars. These are as follows:


Educate the Allegheny College community members about the sexual violence and rape culture that affects all members of this community.

Engage members of the Allegheny College community through campus-wide events, discussions, and collaborative efforts. Why Not Us?  will work with Allegheny College administrators to ensure that our campus community can best support survivors of sexual violence, and work to end rape culture. 

Empower those in our community to work to end rape culture, step up when they witness instances of injustice, and to support survivors of sexual violence. 

Collaborate with other campus organizations to influence campus policy and climate with the goal of ending rape culture. 



WNU Leadership Team:

Co-President: Anna Meyer

Co-President: Tage Boggs

Public Relations: Madi Sherman
Attorney General: Amelia Rockwell
Treasurer: Kiley Hewitt
Event Coordinator: Maggie Rhodes 
Co-Advisors: Gilly Ford & Emma Highland

Meeting Times & Location, Fall 2019

Where: Tippie Parent Library

When: Every Friday, 1:45 - 2:45 pm