04 novembre 2018

There were 110 reported sexual assaults at Utah’s colleges last year. Experts say that’s a good thing.

University Business Magazine logoLast year, nine of Utah’s 10 largest colleges saw an increase in the number of students reporting sexual assaults — with the total number of reports statewide crossing 100 for the first time since universities have been required to compile the annual statistics. More...

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Many public universities in Ala. require consent training

University Business Magazine logoMost public university students around the state undergo some form of consent and or sexual assault awareness training. These programs vary nationally from in-person sessions with trained staff to online courses on consent and healthy relationships. More...

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900 female law school faculty professors sign letter opposing Kavanaugh

University Business Magazine logoNearly a thousand female faculty members at law schools around the country signed onto a letter sent to the Senate opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, arguing the judge lacks “the requisite judicial temperament” to sit on the court. More...

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03 novembre 2018

U. of Montana fined nearly $1M for Clery Act violations; UM to appeal

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Montana is facing a $966,614 penalty for reporting "inaccurate and misleading" crime statistics — on everything from liquor violations to rape — from 2012 to 2015, according to a letter from the U.S. Department of Education. More...

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Report on state college abuse kept from public

University Business Magazine logoEven as top Pennsylvania officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing to release a report on allegations of sexual abuse by a high-ranking state university administrator despite lingering questions about how the accusers’ complaints were handled. More...

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College, the culture of assault and changes to Title IX

University Business Magazine logoSome of these names might sound familiar, some maybe do not. Due to the popularity and appeal of college sports, sports-related scandals are usually the ones making the headlines. More...

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Yale students condemn Kavanaugh case as 'symptom of a larger problem'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianStudents at university with long ties to US power unsurprised by allegations in culture that ‘normalises’ sexual misconduct. More...

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UCL plans to publish data on bullying and sexual misconduct

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA leading London university is planning to publish annual data on harassment, bullying and sexual misconduct after investigations by the Guardian and the Observer revealed the scale of these issues at top British institutions. More...

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Fearless Edinburgh: students tackle issue of sexual violence head-on

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIn a classics lecture hall at the University of Edinburgh an enthusiastic compère bounds on to the stage to welcome the 70 or so fresh-faced students who have gathered for a very different type of seminar. More...

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I reported harassment and was silenced – and I’m a senior academic

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUniversities must end the culture of tolerating bad behaviour and of valuing perpetrators more than their victims. More...

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