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Baylor University Accused of Infiltrating Sexual Assault Support Groups

HeadlineAug 30, 2018

Baylor University has been accused of infiltrating sexual assault survivor support groups on campus. According to PR Week, Baylor’s director of student activities, Matt Burchett, joined the sexual assault survivor support groups and pretended to help them organize demonstrations and vigils. But in fact Burchett was gathering intelligence on the groups and helping water down their critiques of the school. The Christian school was previously run by Kenneth Starr, who led the investigation of President Clinton in the 1990s. Starr stepped down in 2016 amid complaints of how the university handled sexual assault.

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