Title IX Bill Seeks To Address Sexual Assault At Merchant Marine Academy By Kunal Kohli • Jul 6, 2017 Seth Wenig / AP U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Congressman Tom Suozzi, D-NY3, have proposed a plan for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to address sexual assault both on campus and at sea. Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities By Dan Katz • Nov 14, 2013 AP Photo/Jessica Hill Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing on Wednesday about sexual assault prevention and response procedures at colleges and universities in the state. The hearing was prompted by a recent federal complaint against the University of Connecticut. 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults By Dan Katz • Oct 22, 2013 (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school. Attorney Gloria Allred says Monday's complaint to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights alleges the school failed to do enough in response to the women's allegations.