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Timeline

The William & Mary community is dedicated to preventing sexual misconduct on our campus. Evidence - informed, data - driven, and innovative measures have been taken and will continue to be implemented to create a healthy and safe campus environment. Learn more about our progress. 


2014
2015
  • Faculty and staff mandatory Title IX trainings were implemented (both online and in-person)
  • New sexual misconduct policy and procedure approved 
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life (FSL) Task Force on Sexual Assault & Harassment Prevention created 
  • Coordinating Committee on Prevention of Sexual Assault & Harassment was created to implement Task Force recommendations 
  • All new undergraduate students required to complete Title IX and substance use training prior to attending 
  • Two new investigators hired to join the Title IX team
  • Sexual misconduct resources such as bathroom stall posters disseminated campus wide
  • Sexual violence website launched
  • Reporting options improved and expanded
2016
  • Sexual Misconduct Procedure improvements made for Faculty/Staff
  • First annual report on sexual misconduct and response published
  • Students gain local access to PERKs through partnerships with Riverside Hospitals
  • Haven Director and Sexual Violence Prevention Specialist positions hired 
  • FSL Steering Committee created to implement FSL Task Force Recommendations
2017
2018
  • I Can, I Will bystander intervention program launched 
  • Speak About It program hosted for students 
  • Sexual Misconduct Procedures revised
2019
  • Second climate survey for undergraduate and graduate students launched 
  • Updated sexual misconduct procedure flowchart 
  • National Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council passed bylaws mandating training on survivor support and prevention for chapters