Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Aug 28, 2015
Fraternity members at an off-campus house near Old Dominion University are under fire for hanging sexist "welcome" signs -- behavior that offends many, but is a crude tradition at many colleges. Until now, few academic leaders have spoken out.

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July 6, 2015

At meeting of college law enforcement administrators, police officials say that federal law, while sometimes inconsistent with their own regulations, can be used to crack down on sexual assaults.

July 2, 2015

At campus safety meeting, Sen. Claire McCaskill says she'd like to scrap the Clery Act, eliciting cheers from campus officers and criticism from some supporters of the campus security law.

June 30, 2015

Some colleges are hiring retired judges to run hearings on sexual assault charges. Is this an improvement?

June 23, 2015

Should all-male panels of fraternity members be deciding on the guilt of fraternities accused of, among other things, harassing and violating the privacy of women? Can Greek systems be fair in judging their own?

May 27, 2015

Some colleges conducting climate surveys are criticized by sexual assault victims and advocates for the explicit questions. But researchers say such language is key.

May 22, 2015

Ohio Supreme Court rules that sworn police departments at private colleges are subject to open-records laws. A judge in Indiana disagrees.

May 6, 2015

Federal investigations of campus sexual assault are supposed to take 180 days, but in 2014, the average length was 1,469 days.

May 1, 2015

As more men turn to Title IX to defend themselves from sexual assault accusations by their colleges, they find long odds against them. As a result, some turn to OCR.

April 24, 2015

New book by Jon Krakauer shows how colleges and local law enforcement clash over campus sexual assault.

April 15, 2015

Greek life has been defended for years with claims that most problems are caused by just a few members. Can that argument survive?

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