In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), President Taylor Eighmy shared this message about UTSA’s efforts to address sexual violence with all faculty, staff and students.
After several years of research and analysis, Michigan State University today released an institution-wide strategic plan to address sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking issues that collectively will help foster a safer campus community.
This fifth cohort, comprised of 19 diverse institutions from across the United States, will build on what’s working, embrace what’s new, and navigate the changing tides of what’s next as they apply a system-based approach to ending campus sexual violence.
Goucher College has announced its membership to the NASPA Culture of Respect Collective, a two-year program.
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 […]
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 […]
While COVID-19 has understandably dominated the news cycle over the past week, there is another major news event that has certainly been front of mind for many of us: the sentencing of Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for his crimes. This marks the end of an extremely important and painful chapter for survivors […]
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 […]