IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The University of Iowa plans to provide by-stander intervention training at fraternities and sororities to help combat sexual assaults.
Tom Rocklin, vice president for student life told the Iowa City Press-Citizen that the entire UI Greek community has agreed to take the annual training, which begins in the fall. That’s about 3,000 students.
Rocklin says the training isn’t about stopping a rape in progress, but it is aimed at “getting someone out of a situation that has a lot of risk to it.”
The university is developing a similar program for bar workers.