Federal report: University of Virginia mishandled sexual violence cases

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The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights said Monday that the University of Virginia did not "promptly and equitably" respond to sexual violence complaints, which is a violation of Title IX. The school didn't promptly look into cases of sexual violence in fraternities, in some cases, and didn't have a review process fair to victims or alleged perpetrators, the report said.

Between 2008 and 2012, the university didn't "adequately oversee" all Title IX complaints, a policy they've since updated, according to the report. The University of Virginia has agreed to make changes to comply with government policy, Inside Higher Ed reports.

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