National / News / April 29, 2014

White House launches new website to prevent campus sexual assault

The President’s White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault launched a new website today to provide resources for students dealing with sexual assault and to increase federal transparency on the issue.

The website includes information on federal Title IX regulations, data on Clery Act reports and useful links.

A White House press release that accompanied the launch promised, “We will continue to work toward solutions, clarity, and better coordination. We will review the legal frameworks surrounding sexual assault for possible regulatory or statutory improvements, and seek new resources to enhance enforcement.”

The task force was established on January 22 of this year.

Matt Barry
Matt Barry is a senior majoring in international relations and double minoring in economics and German. This is his third year working for TKS, having served previously as discourse editor. He has worked for such organizations as the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Premier Tourism Marketing and the Council on American Islamic Relations-Chicago, where his work appeared in such publications as Leisure Group Travel, Ski & Ride Club Guide and The Chicago Monitor. Matt has written his political opinion column, "The Voice of Reason," weekly for three years, which finished in first place at the 2012 Illinois College Press Association conference and was also recognized at the 2013 conference.

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