President’s Posts

Michael Rao, Ph.D.

Category results for: Safety

An Independent, Comprehensive Review of Greek Life

Last week, VCU’s Board of Visitors’ meeting began with a moment of silence to honor the memory of Adam Oakes. As I shared with our Board, I talked to Adam’s family – the pain his family is suffering is unfathomable. No parent should receive a call from a college president offering sympathy for the loss […]

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 […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to reflect on and work to end the crisis of domestic, relationship and partner violence in our nation. As part of our continuing work to be a national leader in Title IX, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to preventing relationship violence in all forms, including dating and […]

Title IX training

Nationwide, college students report sexual assault, harassment, domestic-dating violence and stalking incidents. Rightly so, federal laws and regulatory guidance have increased a focus on these campus and societal issues, aiming to reduce these incidents by increasing education, transparency and accountability at colleges and universities. Since Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to establishing a campus culture […]