The following timeline summarizes a long history (from 2000-present) of ASU and Barrett administrators silencing rape victims and protecting honors professors who sexually abuse students.
A full time position ensuring Title IX compliance is long overdue, and it’s important to note Preudhomme’s history as a lawyer for ASU during three public Title IX lawsuits (2009, 2010, 2014) and both federal Title IX complaints under investigation by the Department of Education (2012, 2014).
“If we really want to solve the problem of rape culture on campus, there needs to be awareness, accountability and enforcement. It should be like plagiarism. If you plagiarize, you get expelled. People need to know if you rape someone, you will be expelled if you’re a student and fired if you’re a teacher.” – SDASA founder, Jasmine Lester.
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As evidenced by the following transcript, Dr. Crow is not familiar with Title IX, nor does he know what specific options/”pathways” students have if they are sexually harassed or raped at ASU.
In February 2012, Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault attended an open forum with ASU president Michael Crow, where we asked about Barrett, Honors College professors sexually harassing and assaulting students. While he says that professors who engage in sexual misconduct are punished, the history at Barrett Honors college proves otherwise.
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