Safety Alert: Reported Sexual Assault
Posted on September 23, 2013
The college is currently investigating a report that a student was sexually assaulted in a campus residence over the weekend (September 21-22, 2013). The individual accused of the assault is a student who is known to the student who reported the incident.
The appropriate college staff members have been notified and are taking steps to support the student who reported the assault as well as investigate the matter. In addition, Wheaton Public Safety has notified the Norton Police Department, which also will follow up on the report.
The college takes these reports very seriously; student safety is our utmost concern.
All students are urged to review the college’s sexual assault policies, including what constitutes sexual assault under federal law; recommended personal safety measures and how to help friends who may have been assaulted.
This information is available online at http://wheatoncollege.edu/sexual-assault/.