With Princeton Title IX Agreement, Higher standard of Proof in Sexual Assault Cases On Last Legs

November 6, 2014

By Jake New at Inside Higher Ed

Princeton University reached an agreement with the Department of Education Wednesday to end a civil rights investigation into how the university handles cases of sexual assault on campus. Princeton was found to be in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the department said, for "failing to promptly and equitably" respond to complaints of sexual violence and for using a higher standard of proof than what is permitted by the department...

Schools: Princeton University