These requirements are mandated for all colleges and universities—including Catholic colleges and universities.
Led by attorneys and representatives of a newly created sexual assault industry of victims’ advocates, faculty are warned that when credible allegations of sexual assault arise, the alleged perpetrator is barred from classes and campus events.
In March, Gillibrand demanded that the military chain of command be replaced with civilian legal processes in cases of sexual harassment and assault in the military—claiming that the military leadership is unable to deal with these issues.
Citing the now-discredited statistic that 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted last year, panicked prosecutors and military leaders initiated some of the most preposterous prosecutions we have seen—until the tide of false sex abuse allegations on college campuses began to reach its height last Fall.
In fact, campus sexual assault has actually declined from 9.2 per 1,000 college students in 1997 to 4.4 per 1,000 in 2013.
Far from being a site of violence, the study found that female college students are safer from sexual assault while in college than at any other time in their lives.
She is the author of Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education; The Politics of Abortion; and The Politics of Deviance (Encounter Books).Will is scheduled to provide the commencement address at Michigan State, but MSU President Lou Anna Simon issued a statement explaining that he was selected as speaker before he wrote the controversial June column.Simon added that having Will speak “does not mean the university wishes to cause survivors of sexual assault distress.” The Hook-up Culture is the Real Problem With all of the attention focused on the exaggerated claims of a sexual assault culture, the very real problem of the hook-up culture on these campuses—including some Catholic campuses, is ignored.They hypothesized that those communities with shared moral convictions would have a strong moral influence on students.Predicting that Catholic campuses, for example, would have a moralizing influence on their students, Burdette and her colleagues were surprised to learn when they analyzed their survey data that this was not the case on the Catholic campuses they studied.
Other campuses are implementing similar kinds of programs.