Sexual Misconduct at Higher Education Institutions

RSA 188-H:4 and H:5 requires biennial Sexual Misconduct Climate Surveys and the creation of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct at institutions of higher education.

State Statute:  RSA 188-H:4 and H:5

State Administrative Rules

Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey

2023-2024 RSA 188-H Base Climate Survey

2023-2024 RSA 188-H Climate Survey Implementation Guide

2021-2022 Recommendations from the Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey Task Force (including Base Survey)

Survey Results

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Newsletters and Communications

Task Force on Sexual Misconduct

Statute

RSA 188-H:5 Task Force on Sexual Misconduct. –
I. There shall be a task force on sexual misconduct at institutions of higher education. The task force shall consist of the following members:
(a) The chancellor of the university system of New Hampshire, or designee.
(b) The chancellor of the community college system of New Hampshire, or designee.
(c) The director of higher education, division of educator support and higher education, department of education, or designee.
(d) Two representatives of the private 4-year colleges in New Hampshire, with not more than one representative from any such college, appointed by the governor and council on recommendation by the New Hampshire College and University Council.
(e) The president of the New Hampshire Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, or designee.
(f) The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.
(g) The attorney general, or designee.
(h) The following members, who shall be appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be a student attending a public institution of higher education in this state; one of whom shall be a student attending a private institution of higher education in this state; one of whom shall be a student attending an institution in the community college system of New Hampshire; one of whom shall be a representative of the university of New Hampshire recommended by the president of the university; 3 of whom shall be representatives recommended by the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence; one of whom shall be a representative recommended by the New Hampshire Campus Consortium Against Sexual and Interpersonal Violence; one of whom shall be a researcher with experience in the development and design of sexual misconduct climate surveys; one of whom shall be a researcher of statistics, data analytics, or econometrics with experience in higher education survey analysis; one of whom shall be a representative of the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire; and one of whom shall represent Every Voice New Hampshire.

Members

Contact

RSA188TaskForce@doe.nh.gov