More Colleges Add 'Confidential Advisers' for Students Reporting Sexual Assault

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Dana Bolger (right), co-director of the victims'-rights group Know Your IX, talked to Janet Napolitano, president of the U. of California, last month at a U.S. Senate education committee hearing. Providing students with confidential advisers on sexual violence should be a priority for all colleges, Ms. Bolger says.
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The requirement that college employees report campus sexual assaults is designed with an important goal in mind: to ensure that no incident gets swept under the rug.

If a student is assaulted on a Friday night and immediately informs a resident...

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