Sexual assault gained attention on the campus when the university's then-president, Robert R. Jennings, told an audience in 2014 that three women at the university that semester had exaggerated claims of rape. "Men treat you, treat women, the way women allow us to treat them. … We will use you up if you allow us to use you up," Mr. Jennings said in remarks that were caught on video and posted online. He later apologized, then resigned.
Students protested those remarks, as well as the institution’s handling of sexual assault.
The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims of sexual assault and collected resources online.
A previous version of this entry's "campus context" section linked to the resources page of the wrong Lincoln University — Lincoln University of Missouri.
This nine-page document bundle includes two letters from the Department of Education to the university and the complainant, alerting both that an investigation is being opened and requesting data from the university (the data request was mostly re...
The president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania has apologized for comments he made in September urging women not to put themselves in situations where they might be sexually assaulted, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Parents of students ha...