In addition, the DOJ said the West Virginia law against trans athletes competing in women's sports violates Title IX, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex.
"We need to make sure we are supporting all students in our schools," Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told the New York Times.
Advocates of Pacific University Professor Richard Paxton argue that the school is setting a harmful precedent for tenured faculty.
Places of higher education must do better and work beyond their perfectly scripted Title IX precautions to listen to survivors.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to combat discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation that some believe will force transgender female athletes to compete on women's sports teams.
Barrett wrote an appellate decision last year that made it easier for students accused of committing campus sexual assaults to challenge their university's handling of the cases.
A former victim of the Obama administration's on-campus Title IX policies argues that the Trump administration is right to correct course.
The legal challenge backed by four groups representing student survivors of sexual assaults claims the changes violate the Constitution.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' highly criticized changes weaken protections for survivors of campus sexual assault and threaten the progress of the #MeToo movement.
The new guidelines, which will go into effect on August 14, include changes that narrow the definition of what can be deemed sexual harassment and require in-person cross-examinations between alleged perpetrators and their accusers.
Critics claimed it could have a "chilling effect" on student's confiding in employees they trust.
One of the bill's co-sponsors claimed she tried to appeal to DeVos before filing the bill.
The lawsuit, similarly to others that have been filed, argued the school violated the student's due process rights while handling a rape accusation.
The professor, Juan Obarrio, was the subject of a petition and protests that called for his firing.
The university system said a settlement was in the best interest of taxpayers and the school.
The student claimed he reported it to the school but they failed to address the allegations properly.
Many said the move was intended to erase the recognition of transgender Americans.
A Texas A&M senior who was accused of sexual assault and was suspended in 2016 filed a Title IX lawsuit against the university in Houston federal court for "illegal bias against male students."
The department offered 45 voluntary buyouts to civil rights office employees as of late last year.
The university said it wanted to stay out of politics, but law professor Michele Dauber called the debate a free-speech issue.