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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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.

December 10, 2014

Senate hearing considers whether law enforcement role has been missing in the debates over sexual assaults on campus.

December 9, 2014

Safety experts have praised the student response to the shooting at Florida State, but students don't always take campus emergencies as seriously.

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