Rape Awareness & Prevention Committee

Mission Statement


Committee Charge

The work of the Committee focuses on, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Encouraging the development, implementation, and assessment of awareness, prevention, and intervention programs that address sexual misconduct in the campus community.
  • Working with community leaders and service providers to prevent sexual misconduct and to ensure a coordinated response, both in terms of law enforcement and survivor services, in accordance with the Illinois Campus Security Enhancement Act and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
  • Collecting and disseminating information regarding levels and patterns of sexual misconduct in the campus community and alerting the campus administration to any possible trends or need for changes in educational programs, interventions, or services.
  • Promoting and providing appropriate training of units and staff responsible for addressing sexual misconduct.


The committee currently has representation from the following units and organizations:

  • Women’s Resources Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Office of Student Conflict Resolution
  • Office of Access and Equity
  • Disability Resources and Educational Services
  • University of Illinois Police Department
  • Faculty & Staff Assistance
  • Chez Veterans Center
  • McKinley Health Center
  • Fraternity & Sorority Affairs
  • The Title IX Office
  • Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services
  • Courage Connection
  • Carle Foundation Hospital
  • Ethics and Compliance Office University of Illinois System

Time Commitment

Meetings once per month and support for RAP Committee-related events as availability allows.

Term Limit


Chair Contact

Nora Peterson


Student Affairs