September 17th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today announced a groundbreaking partnership to strengthen its zero-tolerance policy for its campus community. Working with Brenda Tracy, a sexual assault survivor, public speaker and founder of the national campaign and nonprofit, SetTheExpectation, UTSA will be the first university in the nation to implement the Tracy Rule, the most comprehensive Serious Misconduct rule in the NCAA. The UTSA Tracy Rule, effective this semester, will attach student-athlete eligibility to behavior. The rule ensures that: A current or prospective student-athlete who has been convicted of, pleaded guilty or no contest to a felony or misdemeanor involving Serious Misconduct, has been found a delinquent in relationship to a juvenile code equivalent, or has been disciplined by the university or athletic department at any time during enrollment at any collegiate institution (excluding temporary disciplinary action during an investigation) due to Serious Misconduct shall not be eligible for athletically related financial aid, practice or competition at The University of Texas at San Antonio. – Read More

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