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Sexual harassment is particularly rampant on college campuses, where 62 of female students and 61 of male students report having been victims of this form of mistreatment, according to the aauw. on january 22, president obama made history by declaring sexual assault on campuses a core priority for his administration. In his speech announcing the formation of a white house task force to protect students from sexual assault on college campuses, he stated, we need to keep saying to anyone out there who has ever been assaulted -- you are not alone. Sexual assault on college campuses is a common problem that often goes unreported. It includes any unwanted sexual activity, from unwanted touching to rape. Alcohol and drugs often play a role in sexual assault on campuses. On october 15, harvard released the results of a survey intended to estimate the prevalence of sexual assault and other sexual misconduct among its undergraduate, graduate, and professional-school students. The survey, conducted during the spring of 2019, reached about 23,000 students, of whom 36. The dataechoing those from the 32 other private and public. In the aau campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct (association of american universities, 2015), which polled more than 150,000 students, female graduate students who experienced sexual harassment identified the offender as a teacher or adviser at more than three times the rate of female undergraduates undergraduate women. Campus law enforcement has a significant role in addressing and responding to college sexual assault. 86 of sworn campus law enforcement officials have legal authority to make an arrest outside of the campus grounds. 5 86 of sworn campus law enforcement agencies have a staff member responsible for rape prevention programming. one effective way to address campus assault (and create change generally) is to begin in the lower grades, where sexual harassment and assault are also an epidemic. Tragically, these underreported behaviors have been normalized both by students and schools, even though schools are required to proactively address sexual harassment and assault. Harassment on campus hollaback! Has partnered with an outside consultancy firm to take our understanding of public harassment beyond the street and onto the college campus. We collected data from 282 undergraduate, graduate and part-time college students and 44 college administrators on campuses from the urban, suburban and rural u. Sexual harassment of college students implications for campus health promotion. Author information (1)bailey library, slippery rock university, pennsylvania. A study examined four reports of sexual harassment on college campuses. The reports show that harassers key their victims so that a contest will begin but the victims do not understand what is happening. Miscommunication occurs when power myths about men and women intersect during the harassment episode.