Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women Campus Grant Program
In the Fall of 2012, Bucknell University received a grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women Campus Grant Program to address sexual assault, dating violence and stalking on campus.
This three-year, $299,818 grant will be used primarily to enhance prevention education efforts with our undergraduate population and provide regular law enforcement training for our Department of Public Safety and the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department.
Questions regarding this grant may be directed to Project Directors Tracy Russell, director of the Women’s Resource Center, and Dr. Marie Shaw, Assistant Director of Psychological Services, and Coordinator of Outreach and Consultation Services.
Recent Program Highlights
Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator
Bucknell University has created a new, full time staff position for an Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator, which is funded by this grant. A joint position within Psychological Services and the Women’s Resource Center, this position assumes primary leadership across campus for coordinating and facilitating prevention education programs addressing sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. || Learn More
Campus-Community Response Team
Following the receipt of the Department of Justice grant, the University created a Campus-Community Response Team to achieve greater coordination and communication among response services for sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. This team is comprised of internal and external constituents. || Learn More