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Effects of alcohol consumption at College Drinking. ANTONIA ABBEY, Ph.D. Department of Community Medicine, Wayne State University, 4201 St. Antoine, Detroit, Michigan 48201 ABSTRACT. Objective: This article summarizes research on the role of alcohol in college students' sexual assault experiences. Sexual assault is extremely common among college students. ALCOHOL-RELATED sexual assault is a common occurrence on college campuses. This article reviews the literature on college students' sexual assault experiences. Incidence and Prevalence of Sexual Assault among College Students The term sexual assault is used by researchers to describe the full range of forced sexual acts including forced touching or kissing; verbally coerced intercourse; and physically forced vaginal, oral and anal penetration.

Rates of sexual assault reported by college women A few studies have focused on prevalence rates among minority students. Rates of sexual assault reported by college men Prevalence of Alcohol-Related Sexual Assault Stereotypes about drinking women. Campus Sexual Assault: Suggested Policies and Procedures. The statement that follows was approved in October 2012 by the Association’s Committee on Women in the Academic Profession and its Subcommittee on Sexual Assault on Campus. It was adopted by the Association’s Council in November 2012. The American Association of University Professors has long recognized that the freedom to teach and to learn is inseparable from the maintenance of a safe and hospitable learning environment. Several Association documents identify important elements of such an environment. The Joint Statement on Rights and Freedoms of Students, formulated in 1967 (revised 1990–92), states that the “freedom to learn depends upon appropriate opportunities and condi­tions in the classroom, on the campus, and in the larger community.”

Some colleges and universities choose to incorporate sexual assault into existing policies governing profes­sional ethics, sexual harassment, or campus violence. I. II. The consequences of sexual assault are potentially very serious. III. IV. V. Opinion: Stop sexual assaults on campuses. Will colleges and universities do more to stop sexual assaults on campuses? Government will investigate 55 universities and colleges on sexual assault casesChloe Angyal: As alumnus of Princeton, which is among the list, I feel grim satisfactionShe says universities seem to care more about reputation than protectionAngyal: Alumni should hold donations if colleges don't sexual assault more seriously Editor's note: Chloe S.

Angyal is senior editor at Feministing, an online community that addresses issues affecting women. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- The U.S. The list includes a number of prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Emory, UVA, William and Mary, Tufts, the University of Michigan, and my alma mater, Princeton, where a 2008 university survey found that one in six women students had experienced nonconsensual sexual contact while enrolled. As a young alumnus, I feel a grim satisfaction at seeing my alma mater on the list. Sexual Assault on College Campuses: A Culture of Indifference | InvestigateWest. Printer-friendly version Many college women say their experiences after being sexually assaulted -- often in date rape situations -- illustrate a culture of indifference and denial that results in one in five young women being assaulted during their college years. Unclear and conflicted internal disciplinary systems can compound their suffering, according to this series by InvestigateWest journalists Carol Smith and Lee van der Voo and edited by Rita Hibbard.

Stephanie S. reported being sexually assaulted in a University of Washington dorm room in 2001.Credit: Dan DeLong/Special to InvestigateWest Athletic club weekend weekend turns into nightmare for college freshmanBut her ordeal brings change to state system Emily Lorenzen turned to college administrators for help after she was hazed into drinking too much alcohol and woke up naked in bed next to a persistent upperclassman whose advances she had spurned. Read More Read More Read More Read more Read more Further Reading About the project.

Turning College Sexual Assault Cases Over To Police May Not Mean More Convictions. NEW YORK -- When Marci Robin first read about the questions surrounding a local police investigation of the rape case involving Florida State University's star football player, she felt a sense of deja vu. Robin remembered "some unfortunate parallels" she experienced as an FSU student more than a decade earlier when she reported her own rape to the same police department. Despite having done what she's "supposed to" as a rape victim, Robin said she never got justice. "I'm not even sure if they did go talk to him," Robin told HuffPost, referring to her alleged assailant. "I sort of expected that once somebody says, 'Here's what happened to me, here's where it happened to me,' that I had passed the torch.

" Police had all her information if they needed to follow up, Robin noted. In the more recent FSU case, the woman who accused star football player Jameis Winston of rape has said Tallahassee police never followed up with her before deciding to close the case. In Boston, Sgt. The U.S.