- A campus stakeholder working group gathered for a strategic planning workshop in Spring 2015. Recommendations from the workshop helped guide campus-wide initiatives to enhance sexual violence prevention and the coordination of services and departments.
- Fall 2017 Sexual Assault Response Team meets to discuss cases and investigations that affect campus, cross-train to increase collaboration between IUPD, Title IX, and CVAs. This program is a campus-community partnership with the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office, the Bloomington Police Department, Middle Way House, IU Health, Title IX and OSVPVA.
- Fall 2017 OSVPVA created within the Department of Student Affairs under the umbrella of the IU Health Center to coordinate prevention initiatives and victim advocacy services to support survivors of sexual violence.
- A Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Coalition formed in 2017-2018 brings together campus and community partners who work together to evaluate and track the university’s efforts and effectiveness.
- A working group on sexual misconduct formed in spring 2018 to review and provide recommendations on educational programs, policies and procedures for fraternities and sororities.
Staff and faculty trainings
IU Bloomington has hosted in-person Office of Institutional Equity & Title IX trainings through statewide conferences and workshops.
With funding and support from the Indiana State Department of Health and the CDC, IU hosted four annual statewide sexual assault-prevention conferences and provided several in-person training workshops for staff and faculty at all IU campuses across the state.
Attendees included Title IX officials, student affairs professionals, IUPD, advocates, counselors, campus partners, student leaders, community partners, and faculty.
With funding and support from the Indiana State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, OSVPVA partnered with the Office of Institutional Equity & Title IX to provide several webinars each year on topics to train faculty, staff, and campus partners on topics to enhance their knowledge and skills for preventing sexual violence.
The Responsible Employee training module was launched 2015-16 academic year and updated summer 2018. More than 6,000 employees took the training and there has been an increase in participation over the last couple of years.
Online training was tailored to graduate students (see above).
In Spring of 2019, OSVPVA launched an online program specifically tailored to educating international students on their rights and responsibilities related to Title IX, as well as dating norms in the U.S. More than 2,500 international students have completed this training.