UBCFA Response to Draft Sexual Assault Policy 131

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Margot Young, Chair of UBCFA’s Status of Women Committee, has responded to the University’s call for feedback on the development of a new sexual assault policy. A copy of the response is available at this link.

To view Proposed Policy #131 (Sexual Assault), please visit this link: http://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/files/2016/06/Proposed-Policy-131.pdf. More information about the process and development of Policy 131 is available at: http://equity.ubc.ca/sexual-assault-policy-development/.

A sincere Thank you to the many members who contributed their views and helped us formulate our response.

UPDATE February 2017: The University has approved a second draft of this policy which is available at http://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/open-policy-consultations/policy-131-sexual-assault-and-other-sexual-misconduct/.

  1. You can send comments directly to the UBC Board by way of the Office of the University Counsel at university.counsel@ubc.ca or through the confidential feedback survey: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/policy131consultation2017/ by March 14, 2017.
  2. Should you wish to have other input into the Faculty Association’s response to the second draft, please email your input to the Faculty Association’s Executive Director, Deena Rubuliak, at deena.rubuliak@ubc.ca by March 7, 2017.

The University’s most recent Broadcast Email on the Draft Policy and consultation can be accessed at: http://broadcastemail.ubc.ca/2017/02/16/consultation-on-the-second-draft-of-ubcs-sexual-assault-policy/