U. of Oregon Paid Rape Accuser $800,000 and Full Tuition So It Could Move On, President Says

August 10, 2015

By Christian Britschgi at The College Fix

Time to stop debating this incident and hire loads of bureaucrats

The University of Oregon is paying an alleged victim of sexual assault $800,000 and four years of paid tuition and housing in a settlement to resolve a lawsuit against the school.

It’s the first major test of how new President Michael Schill will handle such allegations, particularly when they involve student athletes.

Though he served as dean of the University of Chicago’s law school before coming to UO, Schill’s expertise is in property law – he co-authored a “casebook” on the subject – so it’s unclear how much attention he will give to due process for accused students...

Schools: University of Oregon