Dartmouth College Draws High Numbers in Sexual Assault Survey

Dartmouth College has appeared on a massive sexual assault survey released Monday. Conducted by the Association of American Universities, the survey covered 27 universities across the nation where they spoke to around 150,000 students about their experiences with sexual assault.

The survey shows that 28% of female undergraduate Dartmouth College students said that they had been subject to non-consensual sexual contact. Meanwhile, 5% of male undergraduates reported the same. It should be noted that around 42% of students were asked questions actually responded with answers.

According to the Washington Post, Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon released a letter to the community in conjunction with the release of the survey, saying the the survey results only highlight and reinforce that sexual assault is a real problem on the campus and needs to be addressed.

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