(THE COLLEGE FIX) -- The University of Texas-Austin is taking a zero-tolerance approach to sexual misconduct, promising to fire faculty and staff found responsible for sexual misconduct as a “presumptive punishment.”
Not mentioned in President Greg Fenves’s statement Monday: the raft of changes coming to campus include new mandatory sexual misconduct training for all employees.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill last year whose practical effect is incentivizing faculty and staff to report any “sex-based” conduct or speech to campus authorities.
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