Transcript for Firestorm Erupting Over Suspended UVA Fraternity Activities
Back here at home tonight, and to explosive allegations at one of this nation's elite university universities, uva. We are hearing what student says she went through, though some of her friends told her not to say anything. This image tonight. Students now protesting, all fraternity activities tonight, suspended. This evening, a video surfacing of the dean in charge of handling sexual misconduct and what she says on that tape, getting a lot of attention. ABC's linsey Davis with the tape tonight. Reporter: With fraternities suspended and the university's handling of sexual misconduct now a national conversation, the university of Virginia is reeling. Enough passivity. Enough stigma. Enough silence. Reporter: Student leaders up in arms and sounding off this afternoon. This, in the wake of a "Rolling stone" article alleging a rape culture on campus. It is a harrowing tale, told in disturbing detail. A first-year student's account of being gang raped at a frat house. She remembers every moment of the next three hours of agony, during which she says, seven men took turns raping her, she told the magazine. The null juow junior, still a student here at uva, says the attack happened right here, upstairs at a fraternity party in 2012. While she did not tell the university about the attack right away, the university did not ask police to open an investigation into Jackie's claims until the article was published. We need to re-evaluate how we're punishing the prerp ray or thes. Reporter: And new tonight, video surfacingle of the dean responsible for handling sexual misconduct cases at the university, admitting even in cases where students have admitted their guilt to her about sexual misconduct, they were not expelled. They are willing to say, I've done something wrong and I recognize that and I'm willing to take my licks and deal with it, that's very important to me. Reporter: Uva is one of 86 schools currently under federal investigation and one of 12 under a more extensive investigation. A special board meeting is planned for tomorrow to discuss the university's policies about sexual assault and the most recent allegations.
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