News

WSU among schools in sex abuse inquiry

WSU among schools in sex abuse inquiry

AP News

PULLMAN, Wash. –┬áThe U.S. Education Department says Washington State University is among 55 colleges facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.

Washington State officials say the department’s Office of Civil Rights notified WSU in January 2013 about a complaint alleging the university failed to adequately respond to sexual harassment reports.

Those included incidents of sexual assault.

Details of the complaint were not available.

WSU officials say they contacted the civil rights office after receiving the complaint and asked to participate in the agency’s “voluntary resolution” process, meaning the university would work with the agency to make improvements in policies and practices.

The school says since that time, WSU has been cooperating with the office to provide information.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Sports

Johnny Manziel booked in domestic violence case

Fresh
Manziel mug shot Twitter

Manziel faces a Class A misdemeanor that carries up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

2 hours ago in Sports

Madrid beats Man City 1-0 to reach Champions League final

Fresh
manchester825524073825

Real Madrid will be trying to win its 11th Champions League title in the all-Spanish showdown in Milan on May 28, a rematch of the 2014 final - when it beat Atletico.

2 hours ago in Sports

Bosh officially declared out for remainder of Heat season

Fresh
Chris Bosh

It was the second consecutive season that Bosh's season came to an end at the break because of a blood clotting issue.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

13-overlay

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

3 hours ago in Sports

Indians acquire catcher Chris Gimenez from Rangers

mariners1603070025418244

Gimenez played for the Seattle Mariners in 2011. He hit .203 in 24 games.

Bellingham Traffic