sexual violence policy

University cancels employee sessions on student disclosures of sexual violence

All employee training sessions about how to respond to student sexual violence disclosures have been cancelled while the sexual violence policy disclosure requirements are under review , according to Barb Lotan, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPRC).Continue...

University sends email asking for feedback on sexual violence policy

Following two public consultation meetings about the University’s suspended sexual violence disclosure reporting requirements , the Office of the Provost sent out a community-wide email asking for more feedback.

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Second open meeting on sexual violence policy sees increased attendance

When the University hosted its first open consultation meeting about Queen’s sexual violence policy on Oct. 17, only a handful of people attended. At its second meeting on Oct. 23, the room was full.Continue...

Provost acknowledges failure on sexual violence policy consultations

At a Senate meeting on Tuesday, Tom Harris, interim provost and vice-principal (Academic), took responsibility for what he called a “failed” consultation process on Queen’s controversial new sexual violence policy.

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Suspended sexual violence disclosure requirement lets down students

Students are entitled to agency over their own experiences processing sexual violence.Continue...

In tense meeting, administrator pressed on sexual violence policy

The University held its first open community meeting to discuss a recently-suspended controversial section of the Queen’s sexual violence policy .Continue...

University suspends sexual violence disclosure requirement

Following criticism from students and faculty , the University suspended a requirement under the Queen’s sexual violence policy that required non-health care professionals to provide the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPRC) with a student’s name, email address, and student number following a disclosure of sexual violence.Continue...

Professor brings concerns over sexual violence policy to Senate

At Queen’s first Senate meeting of the year on Oct. 1, Jordan Morelli, a physics professor and member of Senate, presented concerns over new requirements under the recently updated sexual violence policy.Continue...

Queen’s new sexual violence policy deters survivors from coming forward

Queen’s new Sexual Violence Policy says that if a student discloses an experience of sexual violence to a University employee who’s not a health care professional, that employee must immediately report the disclosure to the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator.Continue...

Professors say new sexual violence policy could put students at risk

Under Queen’s newly inked sexual violence policy , students who disclose experiences of sexual violence to university employees who aren’t healthcare professionals will no longer be able to do so in complete confidence.Continue...

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