In the 2014-15 academic year, on a campus of about 17,000, university officials received 28 reports of sexual assault, according to the Times Union.
The institution has affirmed its commitment to victims, collected resources online, opened an advocacy center, and started an awareness campaign called #JustAsk.
At the direction of the state’s governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, the SUNY system established a working group in October 2014 and introduced a new set of policies on sexual-violence prevention and response, including an affirmative-consent standard, in December 2014.
An investigation of the university system resolved in October 2013 focused on four campuses including Albany.
This nine-page document bundle includes two letters from the Department of Education to the university and the complainant, alerting both that an investigation is being opened and requesting data from the university (most of the data request is re...
Regulations handed down from the federal and state governments are changing the way sexual assaults are handled on college campuses. The goal is to strengthen the rights of victims and improve crime reporting and transparency.