Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Apr 24, 2018
Randa Jarrar's case at Cal State Fresno has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue. Will she be punished? It's hard to say, given academe's unpredictable track record on discipline for faculty social media snafus.

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November 26, 2014

University of Virginia's board adopts policy to show it is getting tough on sexual assault on campus, but critics point out the lack of any specifics.

November 21, 2014

When a gunman opened fire in Florida State University's Strozier Library, he attacked "the very heart of campus."

November 11, 2014

Rather than suspend partying at specific Greek chapters after a violation has occurred, some colleges opt for systemwide bans.

November 6, 2014

Princeton U. did not rush to change the burden of proof in sexual assault investigations, and the Education Department determined that was a violation of Title IX.

November 6, 2014

Did the U. of Kansas overstep its bounds when it expelled a student for harassing an ex-girlfriend online, or was it acting on instructions from the federal government?

November 5, 2014

Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.

November 4, 2014

After a football star at Alcorn State is revealed to be a registered sex offender, some ask why NCAA is resisting demands that it ban colleges from enrolling such athletes.

October 24, 2014

West Virginia U. expels three students after riots Saturday -- part of President Gordon Gee's attempts to clean up the campus's image. But some worry due process may be lost in the effort.

October 20, 2014

New rules from the Department of Education will require colleges to provide crime statistics on dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as well as on reported crimes that were determined to be unfounded.

October 17, 2014

More than 800 colleges now use "affirmative consent" standard in sexual assault policies, but some worry that the swiftly changing definition could lead to confusion in the dorm room and complications in student conduct hearings.

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