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March 15, 2013
Last week University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp sent a letter to students, faculty and staff informing them that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has opened an investigation about UNC’s of sexual assault complaints.
March 10, 2013
The Conference on Crimes Against Women focuses on best practices for law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, advocates, medical personnel and others who work in the area of violence against women.
February 28, 2013
After a long political fight, the U.S. House of Representatives has reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act that expands protections for same-sex couples.
February 28, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has announced its 2013 grants to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus grant program.
February 27, 2013
The University of North Carolina (UNC) has issued the following statement in response to a sexual assault victim’s claims that the school’s Graduate & Professional Schools Student Attorney General threatened to punish her for speaking to the media about her ordeal.
February 25, 2013
A University of North Carolina sophomore who alleges she was sexually and verbally abused by her long-time boyfriend says the school’s Office of Student Conduct claims she is “intimidating” her attacker by talking to the press about her ordeal.
February 20, 2013
Authorities at Northern Illinois University (NIU) fired police chief Donald Grady Tuesday, following allegations that the chief mishandled a sexual assault case.
February 12, 2013
University police say that there was a total of 39 rapes reported in 2012 — an increase of 19 compared to the number of rapes reported the previous year.
February 4, 2013
The Oklahoma State Senate is considering a new bill aimed to improve procedures on how colleges and universities handle sexual assaults and violent crimes on campus
January 18, 2013
The former assistant dean of students at the University of North Carolina (UNC) has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, claiming that the university violated the Clery Act and Title IX, among other federal laws.
December 19, 2012
However, results from Campus Safety's opinion survey also show that 55% of respondents believe their campus public safety departments and institutions appropriately address sexual assaults.
December 18, 2012
Florida State University (FSU) police arrested a rape suspect after the victim notified them using one of the school's blue light emergency phones.
December 11, 2012
Violence in the school and university student dating scene is all too common. Know the signs of abuse so you can respond appropriately.
November 19, 2012
The College of Charleston president has defended the school’s response to sexual assault allegations after the father of the victim called the college’s criminal investigation inadequate.
November 13, 2012
The suspect now faces charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, forcible sexual abuse, aggravated sexual assault, object rape, aggravated burglary, violating a protective order and disrupting a communication device.
November 12, 2012
Authorities at Northern Illinois University (NIU) placed the college’s police chief on paid leave and banned him indefinitely from the department on Saturday due to allegations of misconduct.
October 24, 2012
Four teenagers are facing multiple counts of rape after a University of Massachusetts (UMass) freshman told police they gang raped her inside her dorm room during early morning hours on Oct. 13.
October 16, 2012
Police are investigating a Miami University student for posting a flier labeled “Top Ten Ways to Get Away with Rape,” which was found on the bathroom wall of his dorm.
October 10, 2012
A former Wesleyan University student, who was sexually assaulted at a fraternity party two years ago, has filed a federal lawsuit against the university for failing to take adequate measures to prevent the assault.