Ed. Dept. fines Yale $165,000 for failing to report sexual crimes
- Yale University was fined $165,000 by the U.S. Department of Education for Clery Act violations stemming from the Ivy League institution's failure to report four sexual crimes that occurred in 2001 and 2002.
- Additionally, Yale didn't designate parts of Yale - New Haven Hospital as being on the school's campus, leading to areas of the hospital being excluded from crime statistics reported annually to the federal government.
- A letter sent to Yale last month details the fines, which were the maximum $27,500 allowed under federal law.
From the article:
... The university has come under increased scrutiny in recent years for the manner in which it deals with sexual offenses that occur on its campus.
In 2011, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights opened an investigation into complaints that Yale's campus contained a sexually hostile environment and the school failed to adequately respond to sexual harassment concerns. The school settled with the DOE in June 2012. ...
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