08/08/2013 02:36 pm ET

Lander University Faces Lawsuit From Rape Victims

Two of the three women who were the victims of a vicious rape that occurred in March 2012 at Lander University’s Bearcat Village have filed a civil lawsuit against the school.

In a lawsuit filed last month in the Greenwood County Court of Common Pleas, the attorney for the two victims, Beaufort attorney Clifford Bush III, alleges that the school was negligent in the incident. The suit names both Lander University and the Lander Foundation as defendants. The Lander Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to support Lander University.

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