U.S. names schools under federal sexual assault investigation

U.S. names schools under federal sexual assault investigation

Fifty-five colleges and universities are under a federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.

The U.S. released a list on Thursday naming the schools with open probes, which included Harvard and Princeton. The list is part of the Obama administrationโ€™s push to bring greater transparency to sexual assault cases in higher education.

The Education Department says it will continue to update the list and make it available upon request.

Here is the list of schools under open investigation:

Arizona State University

Butte-Glen Community College District

Occidental College

University of California-Berkeley

University of Southern California

Regis University

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Colorado at Denver

University of Denver

University of Connecticut

Catholic University of America

Florida State University

Emory University

University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Idaho

Knox College

University of Chicago

Indiana University-Bloomington

Vincennes University

Amherst College

Boston University

Emerson College

Harvard College

Harvard University โ€” Law School

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Frostburg State University

Michigan State University

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Guilford College

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Minot State University

Dartmouth College

Princeton University

Cuny Hunter College

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Sarah Lawrence College

Suny at Binghamton

Denison University

Ohio State University

Wittenberg University

Oklahoma State University

Carnegie Mellon University

Franklin and Marshall College

Pennsylvania State University

Swarthmore College

Temple University

Vanderbilt University

Southern Methodist University

The University of Texas-Pan American

College of William and Mary

University of Virginia

Washington State University

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Bethany College

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Photo: People walk around the Princeton University campus in New Jersey. (Eduardo Munoz / Reuters file)

[NBC]

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