The role of universities in adjudicating cases of sexual assault among their students has been the object of heavy scrutiny in recent months. UNC, now the subject of two federal reviews evaluating its handling of sexual misconduct, has been at the fore of the conversation. The efforts of students Landen Gambill and Andrea Pino, and alumna Annie Clark to call attention to what they say is UNC's flawed and discriminatory procedures have been the subject of coverage in national media outlets.

But similar efforts have been playing out across the country. Few major universities have been left untouched by the national focus. Below is a list, updated daily, of articles surrounding the issue submitted by student newspapers across the country.

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Harvard: Looking To Prevent Assault, UC May Change Finance Rules

The Undergraduate Council discussed a change to its Finance Committee’s rules for funding student groups on Sunday—a policy representatives hope will help prevent sexual assault on campus.

Jalin P. Cunningham | November 23, 2015

U of Penn: Three changes coming to campus following the AAU sexual assault survey

Students have called for Penn to change the way that it addresses the issue of sexual violence on campus following sexual assault survey results that indicated is behind its peer schools in sexual violence awareness.

Carolina Simon | November 23, 2015

Ohio State: Public safety notice issued after report of campus-area sexual assault

An alleged sexual assault that occurred in the campus area early Sunday morning has prompted University Police to issue a public safety notice for members of the Ohio State community.

Amanda Etchison | November 22, 2015

Catholic U of America: Title IX Survey Not Reaching Expected Levels of Participation from Campus Community, Incentives Launched

It has been a year and a half since The Catholic University of America was featured on a list of institutions being investigated by the Department of Education for open Title IX sexual violence investigations. Since this time, the University has undertaken and organized countless initiatives and events from “Can I Kiss You?” to joining the “It’s On Us” campaign launched by Vice President Joe Biden and the Obama Administration. Recently, the University has launched yet another tool to improve how officials prevent and respond to sexual assault, yet students fail to participate.

Christopher Woodside | November 22, 2015

Miami U: Sexual assault awareness is everyone’s obligation

Take a moment and remember back to fall 2012, when Miami University was skyrocketed into national news with the notorious “Top 10 Ways to Get Away With Rape” flier.

For those of you unfamiliar with the document, the flier found in the men’s restroom of a co-ed dorm highlighted concepts like “practice makes perfect, the more you rape, the better you get at it” and “if you’re afraid the girl will identify you, slit her throat.” 

Mary Williams | November 22, 2015

U of Chicago: Petition concerning University sexual assault policy circulates online

A petition urging the University of Chicago administration to address sexual assault was recently posted and advertised on Facebook by Breakthrough U.S., a non-profit global human rights organization that seeks to combat violence and discrimination against women.

Emily Kramer | November 22, 2015

U of Penn: Students and faculty discuss AAU sexual violence survey results

When the results from the Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey were released, Penn students and faculty were determined to take action.

Erin Farrell | November 22, 2015

Harvard: At Rally, Students Call for Sexual Assault Policy Change

Recounting emotional stories of sexual assault, more than 80 undergraduates convened outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday afternoon to call on the College to commit more resources and attention to preventing sexual assaults on campus.

Noah J. Delwiche | November 22, 2015

UVA: Opinion: ​A new platform for survivors to report sexual assault

Today marks the one-year anniversary of “A Rape on Campus,” the now-debunked article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely claiming several members of Phi Kappa Psi gang raped a woman named Jackie. The article generated continuing discussion pertaining to sexual assault on Grounds, with the issue of low reporting rates remaining a focal point. Per a recent Association of American Universities study of 27 schools, about one in four female undergraduates at the University said they had experienced nonconsensual sex or touching since entering college. A majority of those students said that they did not report instances of sexual assault to school officials or support services.

Managing Board | November 19, 2015

Harvard: Students Plan Rally Outside Mass Hall on Sexual Assault

Undergraduates are planning to rally outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday and demand additional Title IX training, call for more funding toward sexual assault counseling resources, and share personal stories about sexual violence on campus.

Noah J. Delwiche | November 19, 2015

NC State: How NC State handles sexual assault

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, better known as the Clery Act. This act paved the way for systems such as NC State’s WolfAlerts. The act requires campuses that received federal money to publish an annual report of campus crime data.

Inez Nicholson | November 18, 2015

Nebraska: It’s On Us Week of Action brings sexual assault awareness to campus

One in five women in college are sexually assaulted, and reports of sexual offenses to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department have almost tripled in the last five years.

Staff | November 18, 2015

UT Austin: UHS to offer post-assault forensic exams for survivors of sexual assault

Sexual assault survivors will be able to complete their sexual assault forensic exams (SAFE) on campus as a result of a new University Health Services policy that allows guest nurses from SafePlace Austin to tend to survivors on-campus, according to UHS director Jamie Shutter.

Zainab Calcuttawala | November 18, 2015

U of Penn: Annual State of the School tackles mental health and sexual violence

On Monday night, students filled the Harrison Rooftop Lounge to hear Penn student government leaders answer questions about their current projects and future goals.

Sophia Leporte | November 18, 2015

Stanford: Administration holds sexual assault town hall, talks new Title IX process

On Friday, ASSU Executives John-Lancaster Finley ’16 and Brandon Hill ’16 hosted a town hall on the topic of campus sexual assault with Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 and other administrators. Students, faculty and community members gathered in Arrillaga Dining at 8:30 a.m. for a conversation about potential changes to University policies for reporting sexual assault after the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault issued its report in April.

Sarah Ortlip-Sommers | November 16, 2015

Michigan: From the Daily: Raising the bar

Gov. Rick Snyder recently awarded $500,000 to fund sexual assault prevention initiatives at universities across the state. Under the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program, the University will receive $20,000 to fund an initiative called Raise the Bar. In partnership with Wolverine Wellness and the Ann Arbor Campus Community Coalition, the University will create a program that teaches employees at local bars how to spot and prevent potential cases of sexual assault. Some might question if bystander intervention should be geared more toward the University community, but the overall idea presents a fresh lens in combatting sexual assault on campus. Targeting bystander intervention programs toward specific populations, such as bar employees, is a necessary step toward decreasing the likelihood of sexual assault in the state, in the Ann Arbor community and at the University.

Editorial Board | November 16, 2015

Stanford: The press release we deserved

Stanford University announced today that it would expand its definition of sexual assault to include all non-consensual sexual acts. This change brings Stanford into line with the definition used by its peer institutions, including Yale and UC Berkeley.

Opinion Board | November 16, 2015

UT Austin: University cannot predict effects of Safe Campus Act on sexual assault investigations

University administrators cannot predict how the Safe Campus Act will affect the way the UT Title IX office will carry out sexual assault investigations if the act is implemented, according to UT spokeswoman Sara Lestrange.

Zainab Calcuttawala | November 16, 2015

Northwestern: Cohen: We must go beyond simply opposing the Safe Campus Act

During Northwestern’s “It’s On Us” campaign last week, we were guided to consider our role in stopping sexual assault on our campus. This is a far bigger question than can be addressed in just a week, or a 500-word column. It requires serious thinking about the responsibilities of bystanders, an understanding of historically marginalized populations and what consent really means. Across my identities as white, cis female, a survivor, a sorority woman and so many others, I often struggle to understand what role I could play in preventing sexual assault. However, every once in a while, we are given a clear opportunity to take a stance on concrete actions. The Safe Campus Act is one of these opportunities, and I encourage you to join me in taking action against it.

Julia Cohen | November 16, 2015

Harvard: UC Will Give Suggestions To Sexual Assault Task Force

Members of the Undergraduate Council voted to issue a four-pronged set of recommendations to Harvard’s sexual assault prevention task force, with one calling on the task force to acknowledge the role of final clubs and other off-campus groups in the prevalence of sexual assault.

Jalin P. Cunningham | November 16, 2015