UA system under compliance review

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by Jessica Gruenling

ANCHORAGE, Ak-- The University of Alaska System is under a compliance review from the Office for Civil Rights of the US Department of Education.

OCR enforces federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age by educational institutions that recieve federal financial assistance.
     
The UA system was notified back in May of the decision to condcut a compliance review.

This review will look into complaints and reports of sexual harrasment including sexual violence.