Liberty University could face serious fines if the Department of Education finds the school violated federal laws.
“It can lead to penalties ranging from fines to the elimination of eligibility to participate in the federal student aid program, something that has never happened, but that’s the most severe penalty,” S. Daniel Carter, the president of Safety Advisors for Educational Purposes, said.
Federal officials are looking into Liberty University, school officials acknowledged recently, in the wake of complaints about how the school handles reports of sexual assault. https://t.co/jPj9UBwCcm
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 4, 2022
Liberty University students told us that federal agents have been at the school’s campus this week. Department of Education officials have also reached out to student advocates to arrange meetings.https://t.co/Ulivnteg6Q
— ProPublica (@propublica) May 8, 2022