PROVO, Utah (ABC4 Utah) Brigham Young University issued a statement about sexual assault reporting and its Title IX processes Monday.
This is following criticism of after several BYU students say they were investigated for Honor Code violations after reporting sexual assaults.
“We understand the concerns that have been expressed about the reporting of sexual assaults to our Title IX Office, and we care deeply about the safety of our students. We have decided to study these issues, including potential structural changes within the university, the process for determining whether and how information is used, and the relationship between the Title IX Office and the Honor Code Office.
Under the direction of the university president, the issues will be closely studied. He will call on resources both inside and outside of the university to study all aspects of our process. “
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