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University of Northern Iowa thoroughly reviewing harassment protocol

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The University of Northern Iowa announced plans for a thorough review of the how its athletics department handles sexual harassment and assault complaints.

All three public state universities are reviewing policies in the wake of the child abuse allegations of Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky.

According to the Associated Press, UNI is going a step further with its review, performing an audit to determine if their practices meet with a law known as "Title IX," which bans gender discrimination in public education.

 

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