In a recent survey of female college students by the AAU, 23% said they experienced unwanted sexual contact carried out by force or threat of force, or while they were incapacitated due to alcohol and drugs. This topic is the focus of an Interim Charge presented by Texas House of Representatives Speaker Joe Straus to study current initiatives at higher ed institutions and make recommendations toward the prevention and elimination of sexual assault on campuses. Annie Clark, Executive Director of End Rape on Campus and an expert on campus sexual assault, testified before the House Committee earlier and with the Committee’s Chair and Vice Chair will further explore this important topic.

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