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UT rolls out new sex assault policy

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KNOXVILLE, TN (Knox News) - Among the things that do not signal someone is consenting to sex, according to the University of Tennessee is his or her reputation or attire, the acceptance of gifts, previous consent or current dating relationship.

These non-indicators are laid out in a page dedicated to defining consent on UT's new sexual assault website.

Also on the site is a PDF of UT's new 59-page, footnoted interim sexual assault policy.

UT crafted the website and the policy over the summer and then sent it to students in a campuswide e-mail from Chancellor Jimmy Cheek on the first day of classes last month.

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