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Sexual Health - History
The following timeline represents the development of the Drug, Alcohol and Sexual Coalition throughout the years.
1988: Seargeant Charlotte Starnes speaks out about her wish to rid the BGSU campus of crimes of sexual violations.
1989: Elizabeth Yarris and Crag Vickio publish the booklet, "Healthy Relationships Ahead - Sexual Violations: Know the Signs".
1991 - 1992: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Bob Arrowsmith, asked the SVTF to draft the "Policies and Procedures for the Prevention of and Response to Sexual Offenses", that were to be required by an amendment to the Campus Security Act of 1990.
1994: Coalition Against Sexual Offenses members were appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs. A subcommittee as well as an executive committee had been adopted.
1995: The Prevention Center was moved to the Health Center and combined with the former Student Wellness Center to become the Center for Wellness and Prevention.
1996: CASO increased its number of presentations and developed a new program, What Men Need to Know About Rape.
1997: CASO organized its first conference, Combating Sexual Offenses on a College Campus. This conference hosted almost 100 professionals and students from surrounding states as well as Ohio.
1998: The University Committee on Alcohol Issues was established by President Sidney Ribeau and Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Edward Whipple.
To read a detailed history, click here.