Though the barrage of workplace sexual harassment stories populating our newsfeeds have been painful to read and digest, activists and leaders are helping us lean into the #MeToo moment to create change in our workplaces, campuses, and communities. And while conversations about sexual violence have been commonplace at institutions of higher education for years, we […]
While campuses get better at condemning violence, responding to poor behavior, and supporting survivors, it is imperative they start to think how to expand the impact beyond student centers and residence halls. Here five ways colleges and universities can focus their resources and energy to ensure campus efforts to end violence ripple throughout our society.
Institutions across the United States are answering the urgent call to action to address campus sexual violence by changing their policies, building effective prevention programs, and providing trauma-informed services. They are also investing in innovative ways to push this movement forward. Today, NASPA is proud to share that 53 institutions have demonstrated their commitment to […]
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2016—A report released today by NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education shows that the Culture of Respect Engagement (CORE) Blueprint Program, a program devoted to helping institutions to strengthen their response to and prevention of sexual violence on campus, is an effective model to address this issue in higher education. The […]
The initial college information session is a good time to examines an institution’s sexual violence prevention and response efforts. Below are suggested questions that will help to determine what schools are doing to foster a Culture of Respect. What prevention programs are in place on your campus? Do you require all first year and transfer […]
Culture of Respect will launch a variety of tools and resources to augment colleges’ ability to comprehensively and holistically prevent and respond to sexual violence.
A letter to the Editor, Re: “Outrage Over Sentencing in Rape Case at Stanford” (news article, June 7).
Colleges and universities have an obligation to share their statistics and policies around sexual violence, but parents have an important role to play as well: talking to your student before they leave for college and throughout their years on campus. Sexual violence is not an easy topic to discuss, but it is important to have […]
Culture of Respect, a program of NASPA, is dedicated to strengthening sexual violence prevention and response on college campuses. We offer higher education leaders a six-point strategic roadmap – the CORE Blueprint – that engages all constituent groups in implementing the leading practices to shift campus culture to one free from sexual violence. More than […]