Student Safety Forum

: January 15, 2021

Location: Virtual Conference

Utah Board of Higher Education
Student Safety Forum
Friday, January 15, 2020

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1:00 PM – 1:10 PM: Welcome
Vice Chair Nina Barnes
Lisa Michele Church

1:10 PM – 1:35 PM: Historical and Power-Conscious Approaches to Addressing Sexual Violence Among College Students
Dr. Chris Linder, Special Assistant to President Watkins for Violence Prevention & Education, Director of the McCluskeyCenter for Violence

1:35 PM – 2:15 PM: The Intersection of EDI and Public Safety
Mary Ann Villarreal, Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Marlon Lynch, Chief Safety Officer
University of Utah

2:15 PM – 2:40 PM: The Role of State Higher Education Governing Boards in Student Safety
Kerry Soller, Project Manager, Campus Safety and Sexual Violence Prevention at Ohio Department of Higher Education

2:40 PM – 2:45 PM: Closing Remarks

Call for Presenters

This Forum is the first in a series of yearlong workshops dedicated to student safety and equity. If you or someone you know is interested in presenting as part of a workshop or would like a specific topic discussed, please contact Jordan Passey.


Workshops under Consideration

  • What’s my Role? Examining Power and Identity to Address Relationship & Sexual Violence on Campus
  • Patterns of Perpetration: What do we know about perpetration of relationship and sexual violence among college students?
  • Addressing Peer Culture: Shifting the Narrative about Relationship and Sexual Violence Among College Students
  • Clery Alerts – What’s the purpose and how can they be inclusive?
  • Response, Awareness, and Prevention – What’s the Difference and why does it matter?
The minutes for this meeting are either not yet available or only available in PDF format.
No audio is currently available for this meeting.