Reports and Research

Annual Report on Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response at Columbia University

Columbia University issues an annual report on Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response, including related resources, education, and training, updates to the University’s Gender-Based Misconduct Policy and Procedures, and data from the gender-based misconduct disciplinary process.

Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention Task Force Releases 2015-16 Report

Since Fall 2015, dozens of students, faculty members and staff from across Columbia have come together as a Task Force to discuss and work decisively on how the University can create a climate in which all can learn, work, and live free from gender-based misconduct, including sexual  violence. 

Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault (PACSA) Report

The Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault (PACSA) is charged with advising Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger on issues related to the prevention of and response to gender-based misconduct, including sexual assault. 

Columbia University Annual Security Report (Public Safety/Clery)

In accordance with the Campus Security Act, the Department of Public Safety publishes this Annual Security Report.

Association of American Universities Survey on Campus Sexual Assault

In 2015, Columbia University participated in the Association of American Universities (AAU) 2015 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct. Research firm Westat led the design effort, carried out the survey, and conducted the analysis presented in this report. 

Other Research

There are many research briefs and articles of relevance to sexual respect, including these:

  • Sexual Assault Victimization Among College-Age Females (2014)
  • Sexual Revictimization (2011)
  • Alcohol and Sexual Assault (National Institutes of Health Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)