Phoebe Schreiner and Michael Kimmel April 7, 2016
Adam Crowley—Getty Images/Blend Images RM Phoebe Schreiner is U.S. country director for Breakthrough, and Michael Kimmel is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University and author of Guyland. Students and their parents have a right to know
Millions of students are now weighing their options about where to spend the next four years of their lives. As they do, they will likely turn to premier college rankings guides such as The Princeton Review, an independent organization that has offered data on colleges and universities for more than three decades.
But The Princeton Review is missing a critical piece of information that it could easily provide for each campus: How safe is this school? How likely is it that any given student—myself, my child—will experience sexual assault?
In fact, none of the college guides sufficiently answers these questions. All of them should. But with its existing reporting system and its distinguished reputation, The Princeton Review is perfectly positioned to lead the way.