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February 10, 2014

Indian Hills proactive in fight against sexual abuse

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"It's our job to advocate, to go to law enforcement. We'll circle back as many times as necessary to take care of our students," Bowser added.

For public knowledge, schools are required to have many different kinds of information available, including reports of sexual abuse. These records can be found at www.indianhills.edu/about/consumerinfo.html.

"We're required to have this information out there, and it also includes our policies on drugs, alcohol, crime security and fire safety," Bowser said.

Preventing sexual assault on the Indian Hills campus didn't begin with a task force — it began with providing for the students' needs.

"We value every student so much, treat them like family," Bowser said. "We're not perfect, but we work to do what we think is right, following the rules, policies and procedures. I hope they feel like family when they come here."

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