Colleges and universities that participated in a new program are making big strides in preventing and responding to sexual violence on campus, according to a new report. The Collective is the signature program from Culture of Respect, a NASPA initiative, and the report is an evaluation of the program’s successful first two years.
Congratulations to Jessica Butts, health teacher in the Croton-Harmon Schools and member of the Culture of Respect Task Force, on being named Health Teacher of the Year.
This is what a Culture of Respect looks like. Wake Forest University, a Collective Cohort 1 school, under the leadership of Culture of Respect Advisory Board member Penny Rue, is ensuring students have a seat at the head of the table when it comes to Title IX implementation.
Culture of Respect’s Collective Program Manager Jennifer E. Henkle weighs in on problematic areas in the new Title IX rule, as well as the challenges of adhering to the quick turnaround time for implementation while also navigating a pandemic. Listen to the full interview.
Earlier this month, Culture of Respect’s Jennifer Henkle spoke with the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism about the new Title IX rule issued by the Department of Education; listen here.
Following the sharing the final Title IX rule, UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank reached out to the campus community to affirm the institution’s commitment to preventing campus sexual violence, supporting survivors, and investigating misconduct in a timely and impartial way. Chancellor Blank cited the institution’s participation in the Collective as part of their comprehensive approach. […]
Each year, hundreds of student affairs professionals focused in the areas of sexual violence prevention, education, and response; mental health; well-being and health promotion leadership; and alcohol and other drug and violence prevention gather together at the NASPA Strategies Conferences to educate, learn, and connect with and from one another across the fields. This past January, multiple […]
We are thrilled to announce the participating institutions in Cohort 4 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 fourth cohort of 20 diverse institutions from […]
Last week, NASPA, along with more than 200 other organizations, signed on to a letter calling on the White House and the Department of Education to suspend the Title IX rulemaking process amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the letter states: “The unprecedented challenges arising from this pandemic will continue to require significant school resources and […]
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 […]