(AP) — Indiana University-Bloomington will no longer admit athletes with a
history of sexual or domestic violence.
Star reports that under a policy approved this month, the school is banning
all prospective student-athletes, including transfer students and incoming
freshman, who have been "convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a
felony involving sexual violence" from its programs.
The policy was
started by athletic director Fred Glass, who consulted with the university's
Office of Student Welfare and Title IX, and its Student-Athlete Advisory
In 2015, the
Southeastern Conference initiated a ban on member institutions accepting
transfer students with a history of serious misconduct, including sexual and
domestic assault, while the Big Ten has so far left decisions up to