Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Nov 09, 2018
Southern California campuses shaken by attack in bar full on "college night." 2 students and recent graduate are among those killed. Plus links to background on some of the many other mass shootings with victims tied to academe.

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

February 15, 2008

Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.

November 2, 2007
A new FBI report offers a (less than complete) look at the overall nature of crimes at schools and colleges: most are assaults, vandalism or theft.
October 8, 2007
Students aren't signing up for text systems -- quickly installed by many campuses after the Virginia Tech killings -- as widely as some expected.
September 20, 2007
Campus safety experts respond to the much-debated Taser incident at University of Florida.
August 31, 2007

State report on Virginia Tech massacre exposes broad failures to share information -- and the need to close the gulf in student information that separates high school from college.

July 23, 2007
Recent incidents point to the potentially tragic presence of weapons at fraternities.
May 17, 2007
After Virginia Tech shootings, San Jose State instructor stopped teaching course in response to student who wrote of killing professor.
April 20, 2007

In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, colleges respond to wave of copycat bomb scares with extra attention.

April 18, 2007
Recent years have seen colleges add safety measures, but experts warn about unrealistic expectations in wake of this week's tragedy.
April 18, 2007
Va. Tech killer's assignments set off alarm bells -- and illustrate the quandary faced by many a professor.

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