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.
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 […]
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 […]
While it is imperative to hold colleges and universities accountable for taking decisive action on sexual violence, it is also essential to acknowledge and celebrate the role outside organizations play in this work. Attending the JDI 2019 Prevention Institute last week clarified for me how impactful partnerships with community-based agencies can be in colleges’ work to respond to and prevent sexual violence.
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.
Read about the work of the Croton-Harmon Schools Culture of Respect Task Force, and how they are using the CORE Blueprint to direct their district-wide efforts to promote student health and safety.
As headlines about Dr. Blasey Ford’s anticipated testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee flood our newsfeeds, Brandeis University professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies Anita Hill offers advice to the Senate about how to avoid mistakes of the 1991 Justice Clarence Thomas hearings.