Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Jan 31, 2019
Higher ed lobby says new regulations governing campus handling of sexual misconduct complaints would create a quasi-legal system that would burden colleges and infringe on the rights of students.

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.

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Archive

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."

January 20, 2015

Recent court cases, including a discrimination settlement at Quinnipiac University, suggest that colleges have to consider alternatives to forcing a student with a mental health condition to withdraw. 

December 30, 2014

Law school reaches agreement with Education Department to do more to protect victims of sexual assault.

December 19, 2014

Paperwork aside, Title IX coordinators say their jobs take an unusual emotional toll and encourage peers to exercise self-care.

December 16, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education says universities should honor student privacy laws, even when they would block the reporting of how they discipline students accused of sexual assault.

December 15, 2014

It's been used to galvanize a growing movement against campus sexual assault, but critics say an often-cited statistic about the prevalence of campus sexual assault is not very reliable.

December 12, 2014

Education Department finds that SMU violated the law with a poor response to a sexual assault case in which the assailant and victim were both male, and the former came from a prominent alumni family.

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