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These Are The 55 Schools Facing A U.S. Federal Sexual Assault Probe

Princeton, Harvard Law School, and Dartmouth are among the 55 colleges and universities under federal investigation for mishandling sexual abuse claims.

Posted on May 1, 2014, at 1:07 p.m. ET

On Thursday, May 1, the Department of Education released the list of 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.

Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

In a press release, the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon said, "We are making this list available in an effort to bring more transparency to our enforcement work and to foster better public awareness of civil rights. We hope this increased transparency will spur community dialogue about this important issue."

These are the 55 schools facing a federal probe:

1. Arizona State University

2. Butte-Glen Community College District

3. Occidental College

4. University of California-Berkeley

5. University of Southern California

6. Regis University

7. University of Colorado at Boulder

8. University of Colorado at Denver

9. University of Denver

10. University of Connecticut

11. Catholic University of America

12. Florida State University

13. Emory University

14. University of Hawaii at Manoa

15. University of Idaho

16. Knox College

17. University of Chicago

18. Indiana University-Bloomington

19. Vincennes University

20. Amherst College

21. Boston University

22. Emerson College

23. Harvard College

24. Harvard Universityβ€”Law School

25. University of Massachusetts-Amherst

26. Frostburg State University

27. Michigan State University

28. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

29. Guilford College

30. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

31. Minot State University

32. Dartmouth College

33. Princeton University

34. Cuny Hunter College

35. Hobart and William Smith Colleges

36. Sarah Lawrence College

37. SUNY Binghamton

38. Denison University

39. Ohio State University

40. Wittenberg University

41. Oklahoma State University

42. Carnegie Mellon University

43. Franklin and Marshall College

44. Pennsylvania State University

45. Swarthmore College

46. Temple University

47. Vanderbilt University

48. Southern Methodist University

49. The University of Texas-Pan American

50. College of William and Mary

51. University of Virginia

52. Washington State University

53. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

54. Bethany College

55. West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine