Oct. 9, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee today announced several new measures to support efforts to address and prevent sexual assault and sexual misconduct, including expanding its partnerships with Project Safe, Title IX and the University Counseling Center and creating a mentorship program that will include alumni and support student development.
Aug. 7, 2020—Universities across the country, including Vanderbilt, are not only preparing for an unprecedented academic year because of COVID-19, they are also working to implement the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX regulations, which are scheduled to take effect Aug. 14.
Apr. 24, 2018—All survivors of abuse/sexual assault deserve support and understanding, but the experience of males is often overlooked due to social attitudes, stereotypes and reluctance to come forward. Studies suggest that one in six boys in the United States will become victims of sexual assault before they turn 18.
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.
Jan. 19, 2018—On Jan. 19, VUPD received a report from a Campus Security Authority that a female student was the victim of a forcible fondling, involving inappropriate touching, in a campus residence hall on Jan. 16.
Jan. 18, 2018—The Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program offers tips on how to talk about sexual assault and sexual harassment.
Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt’s efforts to educate incoming students about sexual assault prevention, and to help all students better understand how the university responds to and investigates reports of sexual misconduct, are mentioned in a new report released April 26 by the Association of American Universities.
Nov. 18, 2016—On Nov. 11, 2016, a female student reported to a Campus Security authority that she was sexually assaulted by a male student in a residence hall room on Oct. 30, 2016.
Apr. 7, 2016—The Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response is sponsoring five events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Mar. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University has taken another step in fostering a culture that encourages reporting incidents of sexual assault on campus. Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response will become a limited confidential resource for students.
Jan. 26, 2016—Vanderbilt University has released results from its inaugural Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault. The university also released recommendations developed by its Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault based on its analysis of survey results.
Sep. 2, 2015—Jackson Katz, internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy, will deliver a talk on Thursday, Sept. 10, at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center.