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Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational
Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational

Wesleyan University has ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within three years, a move designed to make the liberal arts school in Middletown, Conn., more gender-equal, officials said on Monday. The decision follows calls last year by some students and faculty members to change the policy because of the feeling that fraternities contributed to an atmosphere that could lead to sexual assaults. There have been several highly publicized incidents of sexual violence at the school in recent years. In a letter to the college community, President Michael Roth and Joshua Boger, chairman of the board of trustees, said they had decided to act after many years of study. ...

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