The Association of American Universities surveyed 181,752 students at 33 US universities to find out about the prevalence of sexual misconduct and assault on academic campuses. Here are a few highlights from that survey.
▸ 13.0% of students experienced nonconsensual sexual contact
▸ 18.9% of students said harassment interfered with their academic or work life
▸ 65.1% of transgender, nonbinary, gender queer, gender questioning, or gender nonreporting undergraduate students experienced harassing behavior, compared with 59.2% of undergraduate women
▸ 24.0% of women in graduate or professional schools were harassed by a faculty member or instructor, compared with 5.5% of undergraduate women
▸ 18.2% of men in graduate or professional schools were harassed by a faculty member or instructor, compared with 4.3% of undergraduate men