campus sexual assault

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(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to address campus sexual misconduct have stalled in the state Senate. The bills are the Legislature’s response to Michigan State University’s handling of the sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and complaints about sexual misconduct on college campuses. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will roll out bills Monday designed to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses. It’s part of the Legislature’s initial response to issues at Michigan State University. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Public universities might risk losing a portion of their state funding for failing to meet benchmarks to prevent campus sexual misconduct. It’s part of a budget proposal that’s begun working its way through the Legislature. 

WMUK

The Trump administration recently announced new guidance for how college campuses should handle sexual assault complaints. But Michigan universities won’t be changing their policies right away. 

Kalamazoo College

Assistant Kalamazoo College Registrar Jessica Sonnenberg-Ward says there are a lot of different data points on sexual assault and relationship violence on campus and all of them show that the numbers are too high.


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