Five local colleges are among the 55 being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.
The local schools are Princeton University, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania State University, Swarthmore College and Temple University.
The Dept. of Education is calling this list the "first comprehensive look" at which campuses are under review for violations concerning sexual violence. Read more about this story on PBJ.com.