Stories from Title IX:
In an effort to clarify purpose and better meet the needs of students on campus, Brigham Young University is updating the title of victim advocate to sexual assault survivor advocate.
Lindsay Orchowski of Brown University consulted with BYU in the development of its campus climate survey and shared her reaction to the survey results.
BYU has completed and published its report on a survey conducted earlier this year about incidents of sexual misconduct, awareness of resources for victims and perceptions of the campus on this issue.
Brigham Young University has formalized its amnesty policy, following a recommendation made by the Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault in October.
BYU’s President Kevin J Worthen and Athletic Director Tom Holmoe recently invited Amy Wilson, director of the NCAA’s Inclusion office, to campus to speak with different groups of students and employees.
The Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault made 23 recommendations in its completed study. BYU has completed many of the recommendations. Some are in progress and some are ongoing.
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.
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.
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