Professors Organize to Support survivors, Faculty Against Rape (FAR)

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I have a new piece up at the Huffington Post today about the launch of Faculty Against Rape (FAR), a new national organization. 

FAR’s three main goals include developing resources for faculty to better serve survivors, helping faculty who want to be part of the anti-rape movement organize on campus, and providing strategy and legal resources for faculty who are retaliated against by administrations.

Beyond how-to guides for filing Title IX and Clery Act complaints, the site also includes classroom resources such as articles about professor experiences with students who disclose sexual assaults, and a sexual violence response guide. An anti-sexual misconduct toolkit contains links to activities for supporting classroom discussions about assault, tips on presenting sexual violence issues to students, background information, statistics, and more.

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Make that 63 Campuses…

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The number of schools with open Title IX complaints continues to grow.

Video of three male students assaulting a female student is passed around James Madison University school administrators offer this punishment to the perpetrators — expulsion after graduation.

That’s right. So if a campus police officer happens to recognize one of the men on campus after their graduation, the “punishment” will be enforced.

What?