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/.
- You can send comments directly to the UBC Board by way of the Office of the University Counsel at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the confidential feedback survey: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/policy131consultation2017/ by March 14, 2017.
- 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 email@example.com 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/