Tag Archives: Office of Civil Rights

Spotlight on sexual assault

Sept. 5, 2012 “Butler University is certainly not immune to sexual assault. It happens more than people think.” Sexual assault often goes unreported, leaving the victim to deal with the effects, the perpetrator free with no repercussions and universities looking to adjust programs and judicial systems to deal with the crime. Butler University, officials said,

Sexual misconduct policies updated in student handbook

Sexual misconduct incidents now must be investigated with or without the involvement of a victim, per new policy changes at a national and university level. The 2012-13 edition of the Butler University student handbook contains updates due to new obligations from the U.S. Department of Education released in April. The harassment and sexual misconduct parts