Resolution Passed by Student Senate Regarding the Assaults of March 5 and 6

Posted on March 8th, 2011 by

Submitted to: The Gustavus Community
Subject: Regarding the Assaults of March 5 and 6


CONSIDERING the abhorrent acts of violence that have taken place on this campus over the weekend of March 5 &6;

ACKNOWLEDGING the on-going nature of the investigation;

EXPRESSES COMPASSION to the survivors;

COMMENDS the members of the Gustavus Community at large for their outpouring of support and concern regarding these acts of violence; and

SUPPORTS: the Dean of Students Office, Sexual Assault Response Team, Campus Safety, Counseling Center, Saint Peter Police Department, and student organizations in their efforts to help the Gustavus Community cope with these heinous actions;

CALLS UPON the student body to heed the advice of the Dean of Students Office and Campus Safety in regards to safety precautions;

URGES faculty, students, and staff to assist in the on-going investigation however they are able;

ENCOURAGES the men of the Gustavus Community to continue to be supportive and respectful of all women;

PLEDGES to work with interested members of the Gustavus Community to prevent future acts of sexual violence.


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