WSU being investigated by feds over handling of assault case
April 12, 2017
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The federal government is investigating how Washington State University handled a female student's allegations of sexual assault and harassment to determine whether the school violated federal gender-equity law.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights filed a complaint on March 20 and gave the university two weeks to turn over documents related to the case.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the office had previously filed three similar complaints against the university beginning in 2014.
WSU spokesman Rob Strenge says the school will work with the...