Statement on Title IX lawsuit

January 16, 2019 — We were notified today that Drury University has been named in a lawsuit involving a Title IX investigation that took place in 2017. Because this is pending litigation, we cannot comment on details surrounding the case, but we want to assure you that Drury acted with the utmost integrity in investigating this incident.

We have a thorough process for investigating all Title IX allegations; one that ensures the protection of student rights and student welfare. We take that responsibility seriously and are consistent in following a process that exercises extreme diligence.

While it is difficult to read about accusations leveled against Drury, we stand behind the people and the processes we undertook in this case. Student safety is, always has been, and will continue to be a priority.