- SMU found in violation of Title IX after not investigating male student's claim of sexual assault
- Head of Aid Group Charged
- Quick Takes: Higher Ed in Democrats' Debate, UCLA Wins Round in Court, Michigan Tech Professors Vote to Drop Union, SMU to Announce Bush Library Deal, Aid Up at Community Colleges, Lacrosse Players Sue Duke
- Debate over a university president's comments on rape
- Husband, Wife Indicted as Cuban Agents
Southern Methodist University -- facing criticism over its handling of sexual assault reports -- has announced a new task force to study the issue, The Dallas Morning News reported. In the last month, two SMU students have been arrested on sexual assault charges. In one of the cases, the district attorney's office was not informed of the allegations until eight months after they had been made. In that case, a campus disciplinary body found the accused guilty of misconduct over an allegation that he raped another student. An appeals panel overturned that ruling and it was only then that information was sent to the district attorney, who convened a grand jury, which indicted the accused. "We want to make sure victims get their day in court. And eight months is too long. Eight months is way too long," said a spokeswoman for the district attorney.
Search for Jobs
Popular Job Categories