Purpose. On September 2, 2015, a Special Committee of Baylor University’s Board of Regents engaged Pepper Hamilton LLP, to conduct a thorough and independent external investigation into the university’s handling of cases of alleged sexual violence. As a result of this independent audit, Pepper Hamilton recommended a series of structural and administrative changes and in the summer of 2016, the Sexual Assault Task Force was designed to implement these changes.
Objectives. The Sexual Assault Task Force was formed to accomplish the following objectives:
Format. The Task Force was divided into two groups:
The Task Force met regularly during the summer and fall of 2016.