Maria Kanger arrived s in June amidst changes to Butler’s Division of Student Affairs. After the departure of former Title IX coordinator Jamie Brennan in May, Kanger stepped in to take on the role of addressing sexual misconduct in the Butler community.
In recent events, this country has displayed a terrifying apathy— which often crosses into outright animosity— toward women who have the courage to come forward and talk about the traumas that they have suffered through, often in silence, for years.
Butler Office of Health Education and Outreach Programs organizes workshops that focus on talking to each of Butler’s varsity sports teams, but in the future they hope to expand to different student groups like greek organizations and clubs.
Lack of clarification about police policies and procedures has contributed to a rocky relationship between BUPD and the Butler community, but now crucial information is coming to light.
The Jan. 29 Indy Star article about a mishandled Butler student sexual assault case sparked conversation about how the University is educating and informing students through prevention programs.
An IndyStar article and “Letter to the Editor” responding to a sexual assault that occurred on Butler’s campus in fall 2016 spark student concern over the university’s response.
On Jan. 29, news surfaced about a sexual assault that occurred on Butler’s campus in fall 2016. That evening, President James Danko released a statement about sexual violence. Students respond in a letter to the editor.
Parents of sexual assault victim address President James Danko and the Butler community after denied access to speak to the president.
A past Butler University student filed a civil rights complaint after she claims the university did not inform her of her options following her case of sexual assault. Members of the Butler community respond after the story broke in the Indianapolis Star on Jan. 29.
Butler students react to photos of the anti-sympathy rape posters which spread via social media.