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June 17, 2019

sexual misconduct

April 24, 2019

President updates U-M on sexual misconduct prevention efforts

The University of Michigan is making changes to strengthen its efforts to prevent and address sexual and gender-based misconduct on campus following internal discussions of best practices and two comprehensive reviews of its related policies and procedures that began last year.

Among the changes being implemented are:

December 10, 2018

Student sexual misconduct policy has new resources, in-person hearing

The University of Michigan’s revised student sexual misconduct policy and procedures include additional options and support for students involved in the resolution process, as well as an in-person hearing where students have the opportunity to ask questions of each other and witnesses.

December 10, 2018

Working group membership

These are the members of a working group that recommended changes to the policy governing romantic relationships between faculty and undergraduate students.

October 25, 2018

Student sexual misconduct policy to include in-person hearing

The University of Michigan is revising its student sexual misconduct policy and procedures to include an in-person hearing where students involved in sexual misconduct investigations have the opportunity to ask questions of each other and witnesses.

October 22, 2018

OIE releases faculty and staff sexual misconduct report

The University of Michigan is expanding its annual reporting on campus sexual misconduct with a review that details the number of reports the university received involving faculty and staff, and how those matters were addressed.

October 8, 2018

Experts focus on sexual misconduct and DEI in panel discussion

Culture change, power structures, and reporting and accountability were the areas of focus in a panel discussion about promoting an inclusive and equitable climate through the elimination of sexual misconduct at the University of Michigan.

October 4, 2018

U-M to repeat AAU sexual misconduct climate survey

The University of Michigan will participate in the Association of American Universities’ second national campus climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct later this academic year.

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.

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