At Friday's plenary, the University Senate passed resolutions that would make membership of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault public and codify the quality of life survey as a biennial endeavour. Representatives from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing also presented a report on fossil fuel divestment.
Representatives of the new coalition will meet with senior administrators on Monday morning to present a set of proposals to improve the way the University handles sexual mis conduct.
A number of procedural changes to the way sexual assault investigations are conducted will be implemented before the end of the school year, University Senator Marc Heinrich, CC ’16, said at Sunday’s Columbia College Student Council meeting.
The review, which was announced at the first plenary of the semester on Friday, will focus on the committee’s membership, its nomination process, and decision-making process.
Columbia should take a note from its peer institutions and include students in disciplinary processes.
University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee released a statement Sunday night calling for action regarding the University’s sexual assault adjudication process.
Amid concerns over the University’s judicial process for sexual assault cases, the President’s Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault discussed the policy with students last week—but any changes will have to wait until next semester.
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