University revamps sexual violence advocacy

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ According to a study by CNN, 23 percent of women report sexual assault in college. Paisley Scarberry, who works in Xavier’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion, said that Xavier’s statistics on gender-based violence match the national average. After the university closed its Womens Center in 2013, the center’s services were absorbed into the Multicultural, Gender and Women’s Center. This rebranded as the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in fall 2015. Xavier also hired full-time Title IX Coordinator Kate Lawson in 2013 after the university was placed under federal monitoring for its handling of sexual assault … Continue reading University revamps sexual violence advocacy