AT SWARTHMORE, “A VERY LOW BAR” TO DEEM STUDENTS A RAPIST by KC Johnson
Parents considering sending the child to Swarthmore College no longer can claim they weren’t warned.
The Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer had a lengthy and quite well-done articleexamining the increasing lawsuits filed by students accused of sexual assault who were victimized by a lack of due process in campus disciplinary proceedings. Most of the cases the article covers (Swartmore, Xavier, St. Joe’s—whose case despite the article’s suggestion still remains alive in federal court) will be familiar to Minding the Campus readers. But reporters Jeremy Roebuck and Susan Snyder obtained a remarkable quote from retired Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Jane Greenspan, who Swarthmore hired to preside over its sexual assault disciplinary system