Bethany College was one of the initial 55 colleges under investigation in this wave of federal enforcement as announced by the Education Department in May 2014.
A student who filed a federal complaint against the institution for allegedly mishandling a reported sexual assault — Allison Zorn — has spoken publicly about her experience. She said that she suspected she was sexually assaulted, and that the college took her claims lightly.
The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault and collected resources online.
A Bethany College student who says she was sexually assaulted in November is now among the cases under review by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for possible violations of federal law.
WHEELING -- Bethany College is among 55 colleges and universities across the country under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.