University of Virginia to Hold Major Conference on Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses

The University of Virginia has announced that is will hold a major conference on sexual misconduct on college campuses. The conference, entitled Dialogue at UVA: Sexual Misconduct Among College Students, will be held February 10-11 on the Charlottesville campus. Attending the conference will be more than 200 student affairs professionals, college presidents, legal experts, and student leaders from across the United States.

six_presTeresa A. Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, who will participate in a panel discussion during the conference involving five other college or university presidents, stated, “As more of us focus on this issue, the greater the chances for success. Our intention with this conference is to launch a national discussion among higher education communities in which we examine the complexities surrounding sexual misconduct and explore ways to reduce such behavior. Our focus will be on how we might together begin to change the culture that fuels sexual misconduct.”

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