March 24, 2014
Two Worlds, One Problem
Colleges and the military face heavy criticism for their responses to sexual assault. Can they find a new approach?
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Colleges and the military have a problem in common.
Reports of sexual assaults and inadequate responses have roiled campuses and the armed services alike during the past two years, pushing college presidents and military brass into an unwelcome spotlight. Congress, federal agencies, the White House, and victims of assault are calling not only for new, more-effective policies, but also for a broad change in institutional culture.