Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Sep 14, 2016
Another student goes public with rape allegations, claiming that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and campus police offered more support to the suspect than to her as the victim.

Booklets

Aug. 18, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles focuses on the topic of “Campus Safety.”

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Archive

July 8, 2016

A new working paper finds that incidents of murder, sexual assault, hazing and cheating can deter students from applying.

July 7, 2016

Many universities provide lists of friendly lawyers to athletes accused of sexual assault and other crimes but don't provide the same help to victims or nonathletes with legal troubles. U of Tennessee settlement raises questions about the practice, which the NCAA permits.

June 21, 2016

USA Swimming recently banned a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. A petition signed by 130,000 people urges the National Collegiate Athletic Association to adopt a similar stance.

June 17, 2016

Saying victims are to blame, at least in part, for their sexual assaults is a legal tactic used by many colleges accused of negligence.

June 15, 2016

For a community college in Orlando, the losses are beyond what many can imagine.

June 13, 2016

Ranking colleges based on reported number of rapes, as The Washington Post has done, may attract much publicity, but researchers and advocates say doing so is misguided.

June 13, 2016

Colleges in the area try to reassure students. Press reports say two victims were students. Nationwide, attack on gay club prompts vigils, discussion and sadness.

June 9, 2016

The Stanford University sexual assault case raises crucial issues about gender, class and race, writes Marybeth Gasman.

June 8, 2016

Amid scandal over mishandling of sexual assault cases involving football players, new senior administrator discusses how the university plans to move forward.

June 3, 2016

More than half of intercollegiate and recreational athletes in a new study say they have pressured women into having sex.

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