Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Mar 17, 2017
In wake of scandals, U of California strengthens faculty policies against sexual harassment and assault.

Booklets

Aug. 18, 2018 -- 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

March 21, 2017

They are easy to caricature, but examining safe spaces within the broader context of the university and the First Amendment shows that, properly constructed, they can help students pursue knowledge, write Ashutosh Bhagwat and John Inazu.

March 17, 2017

In wake of scandals, U of California strengthens faculty policies against sexual harassment and assault.

March 16, 2017

Ideological odd couple Robert George and Cornel West issue joint statement -- attracting thousands of signatures -- in wake of shouting down of a speaker at Middlebury.

March 13, 2017

Lawsuit alleges Metro State Denver enabled a professor to retaliate against faculty members who complained that he was repeatedly seen masturbating in his office.

February 9, 2017

Baylor University’s former head football coach covered up his players’ sexual violence and other troubling behaviors for years, new court documents allege. But the university is not alone in protecting athletes from punishment.

February 2, 2017

California campus is latest to be inflamed by protests -- reportedly fueled by visiting mob from off the campus -- over appearances by the Breitbart writer and provocateur. UPDATE: Trump suggests university should lose federal funds.

January 25, 2017

State judge says University of Kentucky need not release records related to sexual assault allegations against a former professor. University officials say student privacy wins out; critics call Kentucky's argument a "smokescreen."

January 13, 2017

Survey suggests that increasing student demand for mental health services -- spurred by prevention and awareness campaigns -- may be leading colleges to focus less on ongoing treatment in order to respond more rapidly to high-risk students.

January 6, 2017

Stanford faces criticism for policies requiring a supermajority or unanimous vote when deciding responsibility in sexual misconduct cases. Few other institutions have a similar process.

December 21, 2016

Minnesota football team has ended its boycott over the suspensions of 10 players accused of sexual assault, but coach’s comments in support of the team continue to draw criticism as taking sides against woman who brought complaint of gang rape.

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