January 30, 2015

Text of Teresa Sullivan's "Presidential Address on the University"

Includes Sullivan's reflections on how the university administration and student groups responded to the now-discredited Rolling Stone article, "A Rape on Campus," and cites the recent Columbia Journalism Review ranking the article at the top of its list of "the worst journalism of 2014."
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Subject Sullivan, Teresa A., 1949, Rape--Public opinion, Rape in mass media, College discipline, Universities and colleges--Administration
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/01/30/u-va-president-in-a-year-of-challenges-speaks-about-the-path-forward/, "Before the Rolling Stone story was discredited, it seemed to resonate with some people simply because it confirmed their darkest suspicions about universities — that administrations are corrupt; that today’s students are reckless and irresponsible; that fraternities are hot-beds of deviant behavior. Working together, we have soundly refuted those suspicions through our actions over the past two months."


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