The Justice Department entered into a settlement agreement with Brown University to resolve an investigation conducted under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the agreement, Brown will make changes to its undergraduate leave policies and practices to provide students with mental health disabilities equal access to Brown’s educational programs, reasonably modify its policies for undergraduate students with mental health disabilities seeking to return from medical leave, train faculty and staff on the ADA, and pay $684,000 to compensate aggrieved students.

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