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Dartmouth College and the University of California System have announced changes in policies for dealing with sexual assaults.
At Dartmouth, new penalties are being proposed to assure strict punishment. Under rules announced for consideration Saturday, expulsion would be mandatory in cases "involving penetration accomplished by force, threat, or purposeful incapacitation or where an assault involving penetration is motivated by bias," and where a student has previously been found responsible for a sexual assault. In addition, the college said that in "other cases involving penetration, a strong presumption in favor of expulsion."
The University of California on Friday announced new policies for the system on preventing and dealing with sexual assaults, The Los Angeles Times reported. The changes will increase reporting requirements, require new training for many employees and provide victims with more information on the potential punishments of those who have been accused.
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