Midstate College Leaders Support Sexual Assault Bill

Author: Jenna Mink, The Telegraph
Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:00 AM
Category: In the News

Macon, GA

Like other institutions, officials at Middle Georgia State College are sifting through a growing number of federal mandates aimed at sexual assault on college campuses. Some requirements, including the new proposed legislation, remain unclear, and college Police Chief Shawn Douglas is attending a conference next week that will address the new laws, he said.

The college hosts defense classes on campus, and officials hold educational programs in the residence halls. Additionally, officials are looking to educate faculty on ways to spot offender behavior. It’s an effort to stop the crime before it happens, Douglas said.

As for the new proposed legislation, surveys should help campus leaders “better understand what students need or expect,” Douglas said.

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