Two Colleges Buy Their Way Out Of Litigation From Accused Student, Prof

November 21, 2014

By Greg Piper at The College Fix

Apparently wary that a public-relations disaster awaited if their behavior became known in court, two colleges settled claims this week that they unfairly targeted a professor and student for violating sexual-conduct policies.

Swarthmore College settled with a student who sued the school for re-opening his sexual-assault case after he was cleared of the charges, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education reports. The re-opened case came “after an unrelated Title IX complaint brought significant negative publicity about the college’s handling of sexual misconduct,” FIRE says...

Schools: University of Colorado at Boulder Swarthmore College