Petition Update

Update

Sam White
United States

Apr 18, 2013 — I first would like to thank everyone for their support. This is more support than I could ever have imagined, and I am encouraged by the fact that there are so many people who will stand up for sexual assault awareness and the victims of sexual assault. Christopher Dahl, President of SUNY Geneseo, just sent out an email to the entire campus which I will post below. At this point, future protests or actions are still forthcoming. I will update when I know more.

To the College Community:

As you may know, an online petition is circulating regarding an upcoming Philosophy Department faculty presentation. I welcome this opportunity to reaffirm Geneseo’s institutional commitment to sexual assault awareness and prevention and the college’s support for sexual assault victims.

Over the past several years, we have worked vigorously to refine our policies and to educate all students on sexual assault and prevention through workshops, regular communications and innovative programming. Many of