To Curb Sexual Assault on Campuses, Surveys Become a Priority

As the national conversation about campus sexual assault escalates, so has the idea of using "climate surveys" to help combat it.

Gauging students’ experiences and perceptions can inform colleges of common problems and how often they occur, guiding efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence. That is the thinking behind surveys’ recent attention, including as a major recommendation last month by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual