82% Of Surveyed Ohio University Students Said They’ve Experienced Sexual Misconduct

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Of the 1,350 students who completed the survey, 82 percent of them said they had experienced some kind of sexual misconduct while at Ohio University.

According to the Ohio University’s Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct (PACSM), a voluntary survey was sent to students in the spring of 2016 to evaluate the scope of sexual misconduct on the Athens campus.

The voluntary survey was sent to all of the more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled on the Athens campus, and it was completed by 6.9 percent, or 1,350 students.  Eleven percent or 2,139 completed some portion of the survey.

Of those students, 82 percent indicated they had experienced some kind of sexual misconduct while at Ohio University, ranging from unwelcome verbal comments containing inappropriate or offensive sexual content to rape.

Of those students, 74 percent reported experiencing sexual harassment by other students. Of the 280 graduate students responding to the survey, 8.2 percent reported having experienced unwanted sexual advances by faculty and staff.

Of the 169 students of color who responded to the survey, 9 percent reported having experienced unwanted sexual advances from faculty and staff. In contrast, of the 1,420 Caucasian students responding to the survey, 6.4 percent reported having experienced unwanted sexual advances by faculty and staff.

With regard to sexual assault victimization, of the 1035 Ohio University women completing the survey, 29 percent reported being victimized, with 13 percent of them indicating they were raped during their time as a student.

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