Human beings are complex, with varying experiences and intersecting identities. The immediate health, safety, and well-being of our communities amidst the realities of COVID-19 are paramount, and at the same time, the essential parts of our identities that require tending remain unchanged. The high rate of sexual violence on college campuses and the experiences of […]
The University of Michigan-Flint is working to end sexual violence on campus as part of a nationwide group of colleges and universities. In 2019, UM-Flint was accepted into the third cohort of the Culture of Respect Collective. Culture of Respect is a NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) initiative that offers evidence-based best practices and utilizes […]
Culture of Respect is proud to share that our new Foundations course is live. Foundations is an online course that prepares current and future student affairs professionals with the tools they need to be influential allies in campus sexual violence prevention and response. The six-module course is taught by NASPA staff with expertise in social […]
In student affairs, one of our many jobs is to inspire students to see how their actions can and will change the world. The institution itself – its climate, policies, and programs – can be a way to show students how individual actions can spur community-wide change. This NASPA blog post explores how small actions by individuals […]
The Culture of Respect Collective is an ambitious two-year program which brings together institutions of higher education dedicated to ending campus sexual violence and guides them through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizational change. Culture of Respect Collective: Cohort Two At a Glance highlights the progress to date of colleges and universities in […]
At the 2019 NASPA Annual Conference in Los Angeles, we had the opportunity to reflect on what we have learned so far and ask attendees what their experiences have been with task forces in higher education.
We are delighted to announce the participating institutions in Cohort 3 of the Culture of Respect Collective, an ambitious two-year program that brings together institutions of higher education dedicated to ending campus sexual violence and guides them through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizational change. This third cohort of 36 diverse institutions from […]
The inaugural cohort of the Culture of Respect Collective started when President Trump took office in 2017 and completed their participation the month the NPRM comment period closed, in January, 2019. The assistant director of Culture of Respect reflects on the challenges they faced in a shifting social and political environment.
NASPA Board Chair Dr. Penny Rue and Culture of Respect Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman discuss the current climate around sexual violence, Title IX, and the work that Wake Forest University has done with the Culture of Respect Collective to refine, improve and expand their institutional efforts to address violence. Be part of the conversation as we consider the role of colleges and universities in acting as agents of change in this decisive moment.
Listen to this free PreventConnect webinar, where Culture of Respect staff and current Collective participants talk about the Collective and its benefits, and how this comprehensive and targeted approach to institutional change has strengthened campus communities together as they work to end sexual violence. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and learn how to apply for a new Collective class.