Feb 06, 2013

 

News from Old Main

EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN: SEXUAL ASSAULT
"The recent chalk messages about sexual assault have made it clear that the university needs to launch an intensive campaign to make the university community aware of the resources available to prevent sexual assault and the resources available to help victims of sexual assault.

"This morning (Jan. 25), I met with members of the university’s Sexual Assault Task Force and charged them with moving this educational process forward. I have asked them to call on any other university resources needed to help design, promote and execute this program and to do so as quickly as possible. I have asked Sandy Cox, director of the Counseling Center, to lead this effort.

"I would also like to call upon interested and concerned members of the university community to join us in this educational effort so that no victim of sexual assault will ever feel alone at EIU. Many offices on Eastern’s campus -- including the Office of Student Standards, the University Police Department, the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, the Counseling Center and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) -- are deeply committed to assisting students who have been the victims of sexual violence. Staff members in these offices consider reports of sexual assault to be of utmost concern and seriousness. They listen to the victims, connect the victims with helpful resources and report the incidents to the appropriate authorities.

"It is my hope that this educational campaign, led by Ms. Cox, will be positive and productive, leading to a much greater awareness of the many resources available at EIU to assist sexual assault victims. I look forward to working together as a campus community to accomplish this goal."

DANIEL P. NADLER, Vice President for Student Affairs
Posted: Jan 28, 2013


FAMILY WEEKEND AND HOMECOMING DATES (2013, 2014 and 2015)
2013
Family Weekend -- Sept. 27-29, 2013
Homecoming -- Oct. 18–20, 2013

2014
Family Weekend -- Sept. 19-21, 2014 (Please note change from previously announced date.)
Homecoming -- Oct. 24–26, 2014

2015
Family Weekend -- Oct. 9–11, 2015
Homecoming -- Oct. 23–25, 2015

DANIEL P. NADLER, Vice President for Student Affairs
Posted: Feb 05, 2013


 


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