How to properly address the painful reality of sexual assaults on college campuses is a crisis facing administrations across the country. Edward Ray Ph.D., president of Oregon State University, candidly shares the steps that his university took to move OSU to a more strategic and caring approach. In particular he addresses the institutional betrayal often felt by survivors of sexual assault. He shares:
“As university presidents and leaders, we all are acutely aware that sexual assault on college campuses is pervasive. In far too many cases, survivors feel burdened with a sense of institutional betrayal as they attempt—oftentimes alone and without others' understanding or care—to recover physically and emotionally, having been betrayed by the very colleges or universities they depend upon for student safety and security.”
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