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The Fallout at Baylor

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After months of controversy over how Baylor University responded to reports of sexual assaults on its campus, including by athletes, the Texas institution has demoted its president, Kenneth W. Starr; moved to fire its football coach, Art Briles; and penalized its athletic director, Ian McCaw.

The university’s summary of an investigation by an outside law firm describes actions that appear to violate the federal gender-equity law known as Title IX, including discouraging sexual-assault victims from reporting what happened to them and removing accused athletes from the regular student-conduct system.

Following are links to Chronicle articles that explain how we got here, and what might happen next.