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.

Booklets

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

The PDF booklet includes articles by Inside Higher Ed's reporters and essays by contributors from the field.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of TMS, ScholarChip, and Zebra.

Archive

June 10, 2014

Jon Meis's heroism -- displayed when the 22-year-old engineering student pepper-sprayed and tackled a gunman at Seattle Pacific University -- is rare. The phenomenon of students working for campus security, however, is common, experts say.

June 4, 2014

Overwhelming majority of campus leaders oppose idea of allowing concealed weapons at their institutions, study finds.

May 27, 2014

Six students at U. of California Santa Barbara murdered. Authorities identify a troubled off-and-on student at Santa Barbara City College as the killer.

May 19, 2014

Controversial Internet campaign "outing" an unnamed philosophy professor for alleged sexual assault and harassment attracts praise and criticism.

April 19, 2013

A wave of lockdowns and bomb threats unsettle many campuses.

April 15, 2013

Last week's incidents at two-year institutions in Virginia and Texas point to safety challenges at institutions with non-residential students, multiple campuses and a fraction of the counseling resources available at four-year institutions.

January 16, 2013

2 killed at community college in Kentucky. Financial aid director shot at Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. Plus a compilation of articles on gun violence and higher education.

December 20, 2012

Hundreds of college presidents sign open letters written by their colleagues, vowing to help Obama in curbing violence.

December 19, 2012

New preliminary research suggests that the risk of sexual assault for female undergraduates increases during study abroad.

November 30, 2012

Should colleges be ranked based on crime statistics? And if they should, why are two prominent rankings yielding such different results?

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