The Daily Illini

UI promotes campus climate survey

Matt Hill (top left), Moises Contreras (top right), Tara Chattoraj (bottom left), and Raneem Shamseldin (bottom right)

By Abigale Svoboda

October 27, 2015

Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, and Renee Romano, vice chancellor for student affairs, stood in the entrance to the Illini Union on Tuesday morning to promote the University’s first-ever campus climate survey on sexual assault.“We’re trying not to be coercive with this,...

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

By Abigale Svoboda

October 25, 2015

The University will conduct its first campus climate survey on sexual assault this fall.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano, who helped organized the survey, emailed students Tuesday morning inviting them to participate in the survey. SO"It’s also going to ask, ‘do you feel the University...

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

Shawn McLoughlin gives a thumbs up to motorists who honk their horn for Gay Rights during a Gay rights rally in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However, Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping colleges create a better atmosphere...