SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse University has released new guidelines for students and staff to report suspected abuse against children in the wake of a scandal involving an assistant basketball coach.
A special working group of the University and Board of Trustees was formed to review school policies in December after two men claimed they were abused by former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.
Fine, who was fired last year, has denied the allegations and has not been charged.
While many SU employees are legally mandated to report suspected abuse, the guidelines released Friday call upon all members the "campus community" to act and respond promptly.
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