Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Jan 31, 2019
Higher ed lobby says new regulations governing campus handling of sexual misconduct complaints would create a quasi-legal system that would burden colleges and infringe on the rights of students.

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Aug. 18, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles focuses on the topic of “Campus Safety.”

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Archive

July 10, 2015

Virginia and New York are first states to require colleges to note on transcripts whether a student was suspended or expelled over sexual assault allegations. But at some colleges, ignorance is not the only reason students found responsible for sexual misconduct are able to transfer so easily.

July 6, 2015

At meeting of college law enforcement administrators, police officials say that federal law, while sometimes inconsistent with their own regulations, can be used to crack down on sexual assaults.

July 2, 2015

At campus safety meeting, Sen. Claire McCaskill says she'd like to scrap the Clery Act, eliciting cheers from campus officers and criticism from some supporters of the campus security law.

June 30, 2015

Some colleges are hiring retired judges to run hearings on sexual assault charges. Is this an improvement?

June 23, 2015

Should all-male panels of fraternity members be deciding on the guilt of fraternities accused of, among other things, harassing and violating the privacy of women? Can Greek systems be fair in judging their own?

May 27, 2015

Some colleges conducting climate surveys are criticized by sexual assault victims and advocates for the explicit questions. But researchers say such language is key.

May 22, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court rules that sworn police departments at private colleges are subject to open-records laws. A judge in Indiana disagrees.

May 6, 2015

Federal investigations of campus sexual assault are supposed to take 180 days, but in 2014, the average length was 1,469 days.

May 1, 2015

As more men turn to Title IX to defend themselves from sexual assault accusations by their colleges, they find long odds against them. As a result, some turn to OCR.

April 24, 2015

New book by Jon Krakauer shows how colleges and local law enforcement clash over campus sexual assault.

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