Multiple Tri-State Area Schools On Sexual Assault Investigation List


CBS New York

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of 55 colleges under investigation on Thursday — though no details of the complaints — as the Obama administration sought to bring more openness to the issue of sexual violence on and around the nation’s campuses.

New York schools on the list include City University of New York Hunter College on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in upstate Geneva, Sarah Lawrence College in Westchester County, and SUNY Binghamton.

Princeton University in New Jersey, and the University of Connecticut, were also on the list.

Several students and graduates have filed suits against the University of Connecticut, complaining their rape complaints fell on deaf ears.

The other schools on the list range from public universities, including Ohio State, the University of California, Berkeley and Arizona State, to private schools including the…

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