05 - 02 - 2014 PSU & other universities investigated on Title IX violations
[CDT] - In a release on Thursday by the US Department of Education, PSU is among 55 universities % colleges being investigated for possible violations of federal laws over its handling of sexual violence & harassment complaints. The department told the CDT in January that its Office of Civil Rights was investigating PSU to determine whether the university complied with Title IX. What caught the departmentâs attention at PSU was the increase in the number of sex offenses reported to campus authorities, which surged after the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse sandal. Florida State & Vanderbilt, universities from which PSU recently hired its new president & football coach, respectively, also made the list.