March 24, 2014
Under Pressure on Dual Fronts, Military Academies Grapple With Sexual Assault
Brandon Thibodeaux for The Chronicle
Military-service academies seem to sit between worlds. Technically they’re military installations. But they have many characteristics of a college campus: classes, sports, residential students. And as advocates and lawmakers call for both the military and higher education to change the way they respond to sexual assault, the academies are grappling with the problem in both contexts.
Cadets and midshipmen are subject to the Uniform Code of Military