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September 23, 2018

sexual misconduct

September 20, 2018

U-M strengthens efforts to address sexual misconduct

The University of Michigan is acting on a new set of recommendations, including the development of custom training for all faculty and staff, that focus on understanding and reducing sexual and gender-based misconduct.

September 5, 2018

OIE releases annual report on prohibited student conduct

Reports of prohibited student conduct at the University of Michigan increased in fiscal year 2018 following continued efforts to enhance awareness of sexual misconduct and other interpersonal violence issues, and how to report concerns on campus.

April 2, 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness Month events at U-M

During the month of April, several events are open to the university community and offer the opportunity to engage in a dialogue surrounding sexual misconduct.

February 15, 2018

U-M will review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.

February 1, 2018

U-M revises student sexual and gender-based misconduct policy

After completing a regular policy review last fall, the University of Michigan will make a handful of updates to its policy and procedures regarding student sexual and gender-based misconduct.

The revisions include numerous edits to make the policy easier to read and understand.

January 24, 2018

OIE releases annual report on prohibited student conduct

Reports and investigations of prohibited student conduct at the University of Michigan increased in fiscal year 2017, following the addition of new types of allegations covered under the university's policy, and increased efforts to enhance awareness of these issues and how to report concerns.

April 26, 2017

U-M sexual assault prevention efforts highlighted in national report

The Association of American Universities, a group of 62 leading research universities including the University of Michigan, Wednesday released a data-rich report on the actions its members are taking to prevent and respond to sexual assault and sexual misconduct on their campuses.

March 22, 2016

Changes coming to the Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

Several changes to the University of Michigan's Student Sexual Misconduct Policy are designed to make the policy more clear and efficient while continuing to ensure that all students are treated fairly throughout the process.

October 8, 2015

U-M collecting feedback on sexual misconduct policy revisions

The University of Michigan is seeking feedback from the campus community at several forums this month regarding proposed revisions to the student sexual misconduct policy.

Proposed changes to the policy include more clarity surrounding definitions, including consent and incapacitation, and changes to the investigation process.

June 24, 2015

U-M releases results of campus climate survey on sexual misconduct

University of Michigan students overwhelmingly say they feel safe from sexual misconduct on the Ann Arbor campus, yet about 11 percent of all students — male, female, undergraduates and graduate students — report some form of nonconsensual sexual behavior during the past year.

March 30, 2015

U-M promotes resources during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The university is releasing a new video this week to further promote resources for individuals impacted by sexual misconduct and broadly share institutional reporting practices in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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