Federal scrutiny of campus sexual assaults spills into the states | InsideHigherEd

Few issues affecting higher education have captured as much national attention this year as sexual assaults on college campuses. When Congress reconvenes after its August recess, a bipartisan group of lawmakers will continue their push to pass legislationaimed at curbing campus sexual assaults. The Obama administration has taken on the issue, making public recommendations for how colleges should […]

Surveys Will Reveal the True Numbers of Sexual Assault Survivors on Campus – NYTimes.com

Danielle Dirks is an assistant professor of sociology at Occidental College, co-founder of End Rape on Campus and the author of the forthcoming “Confronting Campus Rape: Legal Landscapes, New Media and Networked Activism.” For decades, American universities have hidden a silent epidemic of sexual assault. Despite the fact that one in five college women will […]