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Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention Committee

Open Mind: Committed to showing our work

Oct. 21, 2019—Transparency keeps everyone informed so we can engage in meaningful debate and give input on actions, and it builds trust and teamwork by setting clear and consistent processes, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week's column.

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Vanderbilt climate surveys on sexual assault and misconduct show informed and engaged campus community, challenges remaining

Oct. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University released on Tuesday the findings of two surveys conducted earlier this year assessing student, postdoctoral fellow and faculty experiences with sexual assault and sexual misconduct.

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Vanderbilt faculty and postdocs report few experiences with sexual harassment in survey, but concerns persist

Oct. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University has released the results of its first-ever sexual harassment survey of Vanderbilt University-employed faculty and postdoctoral fellows.

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University launches centralized gender harassment web portal

Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.

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Faculty members appointed to 2019-20 provost committee focused on preventing sexual misconduct

Aug. 30, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed 12 faculty members to the 2019-20 Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention Committee. The committee will support the university’s ongoing work of creating a campus environment that is safe and friendly for all members of the Vanderbilt community.

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Campus survey for university-employed faculty and postdocs on sexual harassment to launch April 2

Mar. 29, 2019—University-employed faculty members and postdoctoral fellows employed by Vanderbilt University are invited to participate in a campus survey on sexual harassment.

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Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct now available

Feb. 1, 2019—The information collected from the Student Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct will help Vanderbilt to better understand how intimate partner violence affects the student community and how the university can continue to improve campus resources. 

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Sexual misconduct task force continues focus on prevention as standing provost committee

Mar. 1, 2018—Formed in 2009 and charged with reviewing and recommending campus strategies for preventing sexual misconduct, the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault’s continuing contributions are reflected in a name change for the group.

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