AdministrationNews

UO Senate workgroup to narrow approach to responsible employee sexual assault reporting

The UO Senate workgroup tasked with drafting a permanent sexual harassment reporting policy will likely propose the university narrow its approach to requiring mandatory reporting. Consensus on this point was reached during the committee’s second meeting today, which follows its previously determined timeline to draft a new policy by Sept. …

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AdministrationNews

Darci Heroy to continue improving sexual assault response and prevention as permanent Title IX Coordinator

On Feb. 27, 2015, University of Oregon protesters marched into Johnson Hall with signs and shouts, demanding that the university change its treatment of sexual assault victims. On that day, the administrators responded by locking doors and refusing to answer phones. Since then, UO administration has responded to student unrest …

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Cover StoryNews

Required reporting: Many UO employees may not be prepared to be reporters for sexual assault

Paulina* is a survivor of sexual assault. She’s also an employee at the University of Oregon. If a fellow student reached out to Paulina for support relating to a sex crime, Paulina would be expected to report it to her supervisors. It’s an obligation that comes with working for the …

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CrimeNews

A balancing act: Students, UO officials disagree about policies for reporting cases of sexual violence

Administrators and law enforcement officials believe mandatory reporting will increase the number of perpetrators held accountable. Sexual violence survivors, however, think the policies disempower women who aren’t ready to report the crime.

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News

Women’s Hour at Student Recreation Center creates buzz

The creation of the women-only period has led to a largely positive reaction from both genders on campus, though a small number of students have raised concerns about its legality.

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