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W&M News: Task force focuses W&M on understanding and combating sexual assault (09/10/15)

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"I’ve been sexually assaulted and …"

This quote is at the top of a new poster that has been placed across campus and in all residence halls as part of an effort to increase awareness about resources at William & Mary for victims of sexual violence. The poster goes on to provide specific information for anyone who needs medical attention, wants to have a confidential conversation, or wants to make a report.

Improved communication, including a comprehensive website designed to be a digital hub for anyone with questions about Title IX or sexual assault, is part of a list of immediate action items being implemented following a review by William & Mary's Task Force on Preventing Sexual Assault and Harassment. This summer, the task force submitted to President Taylor Reveley its findings, including a comprehensive list of recommendations for strengthening and expanding William & Mary's efforts.

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