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Colleges often reluctant to expel for sexual violence — with U-Va. a prime example from The Washington Post, 12/15/14

Monday, December 22, 2014

“Of 478 sanctions meted out for sexual assault, 12 percent were expulsions and 28 percent were suspensions, according to the data. The rest were reprimands (13 percent), counseling orders (12 percent), community service orders (4 percent) and other, unspecified types of punishment.

The data also show 237 sexual assault cases were dismissed for lack of evidence or other reasons, and 44 ended in acquittal.”

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/colleges-often-reluctant-to-expel-for-sexual-violence–with-u-va-a-prime-example/2014/12/15/307c5648-7b4e-11e4-b821-503cc7efed9e_story.html