Colleges Consider a New 'Blueprint' for Responding to Sexual Assault

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Colleges around the country listened to the words of Roy Austin Jr., a lawyer with the Justice Department, who spoke at a news conference in May about the agreement federal agencies had reached with the U. of Montana at Missoula.
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Two months ago, in settling a high-profile investigation, federal officials told the University of Montana at Missoula how to protect students from rape.

The university had failed to respond adequately to numerous sexual assaults, the U.S...

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