May 6, 2020 Sexual misconduct is absolutely unacceptable and can have a tremendous impact on students and employees who experience it, personally as well as academically and professionally. Learn more.
October 15, 2019 Sexual assault and misconduct remain serious problems on every campus across the country. Ensuring the safety of our students is a fundamental priority for all of us at UW–Madison. Today our university released results from the 2019 American Association of Universities survey on sexual assault and misconduct. Learn more.
August 29, 2019: UHS affirms our commitment to stand by and support survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and dating violence. Learn more.
April 9, 2019: UW Recognizes need for sexual assault reporting software and is dedicated to supporting students. Learn more.
February 18, 2019: UW-Madison students are invited to participate in the Association of American Universities (AAU) Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Assault Climate Survey to gauge the campus climate of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. Learn more.
January 29, 2019: Chancellor Blank writes a letter to the U.S. Department of Education regarding a proposed rule that would affect how universities respond to allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Learn more.
November 2, 2018: Chancellor Blank, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi are urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do all she can to prevent the proposed withdrawal of federal agency protections for transgender people, including members of their campus communities. Learn more.
October 25, 2018: UW–Madison welcomes, values and supports students, faculty and staff of all gender identities, including transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex and non-binary individuals. Learn more.
August 29, 2018: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing new policies on campus sexual misconduct. Learn more.
April 9, 2018: Every person on this campus – whether a student, staff member or faculty member – deserves a learning and working environment that is free from harassment. The attention being paid to sexual harassment and misconduct has given us a unique opportunity to raise awareness about our campus policies, resources and reporting options. Learn more.