VERMILLION, S.D. – President James W. Abbott said the university continues to cooperate with Vermillion police following the arrest of two University of South Dakota students in connection with an alleged sexual assault.
“This is a very troubling accusation, and University Police will assist the Vermillion investigation in any way possible,” said Abbott. “The university is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all of our students."
Abbott said the university offers training to all students and staff about preventing sexual assault and how to respond when it is reported.
For questions regarding the arrests, please contact Vermillion police at 605-677-7070.