Complaints Filed Against 4 Colleges Over Rapes - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

Complaints Filed Against 4 Colleges Over Rapes

Email




by Associated Press

NEW YORK — Women’s-rights attorney Gloria Allred says federal complaints have been filed against four U.S. colleges over how the colleges handle rape allegations.

Allred joined students from the colleges at a New York City news conference to announce the filing of complaints against Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College, the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley.

She said some of the complaints filed Wednesday were Title IX complaints alleging a hostile environment for women. Other complaints charged the colleges with violating the federal Clery Act, which requires accurate reporting of campus crimes.

Complaints were filed earlier against Occidental College in southern California and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Representatives for Dartmouth, Swarthmore, USC and UC Berkeley did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Outgoing President Pruitt Urges New View of Adult Learning Adult learners always have been a part of the fabric of American higher education, although policy discussions up until recently have primarily centered around the needs of students who are just leaving high school. Thomas Edison State University, on...
Lawsuit by Student Whose Rape Charge Got Dismissed Approved SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A federal judge says a lawsuit brought by a student expelled from a Sioux Falls university for an alleged sexual assault that was later dismissed can move forward. Koh Evan Tsuruta is seeking unspecified damages from Augustana ...
Father of Missing Chinese Scholar: ‘Give My Daughter Back’ URBANA, Ill. — The father of a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois made an emotional appeal on Thursday for his 26-year-old child’s safe return, saying in an interview: “Give my daughter back.” Yingying Zhang was last ...
Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill on Campus Free Speech MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin students who repeatedly disrupt campus speakers or presentations could be suspended or expelled under a Republican-backed bill the state Assembly passed Wednesday. The measure, approved on a 61-36 vote Wedne...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *