Sexual Misconduct is a serious issue which has the potential to disrupt a student's academic, emotional, physical and social well-being. Whitman is committed to reducing incidents of sexual misconduct while simultaneously providing resources and services to all students who are directly or indirectly impacted by sexual misconduct. Please be assured that the campus resources and services pledge to provide you with sensitive, caring, confidential assistance. Please seek us out if you have experienced sexual misconduct -- we are here to support you in any way we can!
Barbara Maxwell serves as the Sexual Misconduct Victim's Advocate and is the primary resource and focal point in directing the college's sexual misconduct prevention and response efforts. Barbara is available "on-call" to a student who experiences an incident of sexual misconduct and may be contacted at work (527-5208) or at her home on nights and weekends (540-2159). In working with a student, Barbara will review issues of safe housing, academic accommodations, referrals to campus and community agencies, and reporting an incident to the College and/or the police.