For Study Abroad Offices, Sexual Assault Cases May Be Unfamiliar Territory

Complying with federal law governing sexual assault on campuses can be a complicated business. But the recentexpulsion of a Middlebury College student accused of assaulting a fellow student on an overseas program — and the expelled student’s subsequent lawsuit — raises questions that stretch beyond the usual boundaries of campus rape: What if an alleged incident occurs while a student is studying abroad?

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://chronicle.com/article/For-Study-Abroad-Offices/234306