President’s Posts

Michael Rao, Ph.D.

Category results for: Campus safety

A message from Chief Venuti: Safety for academic year 2018-2019

To the VCU and VCU Health Communities,    Safety is a core value at Virginia Commonwealth University and we all play a role in keeping our campuses safe.   With the return of more than 50,000 students, faculty and staff, the VCU Police Department is prepared to maintain a safe living, learning and working environment […]

Our commitments to each other

In recent weeks, we have watched in the national news with anguish and outrage as brave survivors have recounted in court heinous acts of sexual assault by a doctor entrusted to heal them, who instead used his position to inflict irreparable harm. As we look to our own VCU community, let me be crystal clear about our commitments. We will listen to and support people impacted by sexual abuse, assault, harassment, and other forms of discrimination. We will address any concern brought forward with respect and dignity.

Important message to the VCU community

An alert was sent to the Virginia Commonwealth University community today from VCU Police, who received reports of several sexual assaults at an off-campus weekend party involving VCU students. While it is still early in the investigation, the strongest university sanctions will be imposed if wrongdoing is found. The university will always provide the strongest […]