Reporting, Investigations, and Adjudication

From the Sexual Violence Prevention Resource Hub

Topics: Student Affairs, Student Health and Wellness, Sexual Health and Conduct

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This section of EAB's Resource Hub for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response provides strategies for improving reporting structures on campus, resolving sexual harassment claims, adjudicating sexual misconduct cases, and imposing student sanctions.

EAB Content

EAB (2014) Establishment of Anonymous Sexual Assault Reporting

This brief explores what motivates institutions to establish anonymous reporting policies, and how they introduce and maintain implementation structures.

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EAB (2013) Assessing Response Structures of Sexual Harassment Claims

This brief examines sexual harassment claims rates at institutions and how institutions respond to increases in claims across campus populations. This report also details formal and informal claims resolution processes and how institutions measure and communicate student behavioral expectations.

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EAB (2012) Policies and Procedures to Report Sexual Misconduct

This brief examines how five public institutions and one state system have developed policies and procedures to manage sexual misconduct. It describes what programs exist to train employees to recognize and report sexual misconduct.

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EAB (2011) Sexual Misconduct Adjudication Procedures at Liberal Arts Colleges

This brief examines the adjudication procedures at six liberal arts colleges, focusing on the support provided to students after an allegation of sexual assault as well as the steps of the formal adjudication process. Also considered are strategies for imposing sanctions against students found to have violated the sexual misconduct policy.

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