Officials Visit JHU To Investigate How University Deals With Sex Assault Cases

CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The ongoing federal probe into how Johns Hopkins University deals with sex assault cases takes another step this week as federal officials visit the campus.

Derek Valcourt explains as part of the investigation, those federal investigators want to hear from students and staff.

In the next few days, they’ll be meeting with students in groups and even privately, if needed, as they try to take the pulse of the campus when it comes to sexual violence and harassment.

Outrage grew on the campus of Johns Hopkins University after students learned they had not been immediately notified about an alleged gang rape at a fraternity house in 2013. Those concerns sparked a complaint against Hopkins with the US Department of Education.

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Emails included in the complaint show university officials discussing how a warning to students could create unwanted attention and concern over the…

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