Stories from sexual assault:

julie valentine

BYU professor Julie Valentine is on the front lines of sexual assault kit processing reform. Her latest, groundbreaking research was just released, showing drastic improvement in submission rates.

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Tiffany Turley has been named as the university’s new Title IX coordinator. Additionally, Lisa M. Leavitt has been named as a full-time advocate for victims of sexual assault.

Title IX Coordinator and Victim Advocate

Tiffany Turley, the university’s Title IX coordinator, and Lisa M. Leavitt, BYU's victim advocate, discuss their new roles and how BYU can best assist and support its students.  

Vice President Scharman talked with University Communications’ Natalie Tripp about the council’s deliberations and some of the key outcomes. 

The President’s Council has reviewed and accepted all recommendations from the Advisory Council, including the creation of a victim advocate position in the counseling center and the adoption of an amnesty clause.