To Hug or Not to Hug at Gettysburg College

By May 11, 2006

To say Gettysburg College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy trivializes rape and sexual assault is to exercise extreme understatement. And yet, as detailed in today’s FIRE press release, when confronted by FIRE with such a jarring trivialization, the president of this 2,500-student college replied that it was “good practice” to draw no distinction between an unsolicited hug and forced sex, as well as to leave enforcement of such a policy to the caprice of individual university administrators...

Schools: Gettysburg College