Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Jun 30, 2015
Some colleges are hiring retired judges to run hearings on sexual assault charges. Is this an improvement?

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March 16, 2015

U. of Maryland discovers that, in wake of Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant, offensive statements by fraternity members will get more scrutiny -- both from those demanding tough responses and those who want no response.

March 13, 2015

Too many college leaders look to their student affairs offices only when something goes wrong. They can help the institutions be more successful, too, writes Kevin Kruger.

 

 

March 6, 2015

A dispute over how to punish a fraternity ends with the resignation of the dean of students. Is this a pattern?

March 2, 2015

The film originally claimed that the "presidents or chancellors of UNC, Harvard, Notre Dame, Florida State, Berkeley, Occidental and more than 35 other schools all declined to be interviewed." It's no longer making that claim.

February 27, 2015

Recent arrests at Wesleyan following Molly overdoses raise questions of why drug arrests are so rare at small private colleges -- but common elsewhere.

February 19, 2015

Student affairs and anticrime groups warn that state legislation designed to prevent sexual assaults on campus is being poorly drafted and could hurt the efforts lawmakers want to encourage.

February 12, 2015

Two campuses that have been praised for their mental health services struggle to respond to multiple student suicides in the same academic year.

February 11, 2015

Columbia is introducing a new "sexual respect" education program -- said to include writing poetry and reflection papers -- but activists say the program will do little to prevent sexual assault.

February 4, 2015

If a student tells a faculty member about a sexual assault that the student doesn't want to report, should the professor file a report anyway? More colleges are requiring it, and not everyone agrees the policies are wise.

January 30, 2015

President pushes to create house system, ban hard alcohol and fight grade inflation -- all in the name of stopping "extreme behaviors."

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