Safety and security

College law enforcement administrators hear approach to make Title IX more effective

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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.

Report calls attention to the 'crisis' in attacks on higher education worldwide

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New report documents a range of types of attacks on higher education worldwide, including killings, imprisonments, wrongful dismissals and expulsions, and restrictions on the movements of students and scholars.

New survey identifies best ways campuses share information on sexual assault policies and resources

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New survey identifies top strategies to direct students toward sexual assault policies and resources on campus; White House hopes other colleges will take advantage of the free advice.

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Wed, 05/13/2015

Title IX administrators discuss emotional demands of job

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

SMU found in violation of Title IX after not investigating male student's claim of sexual assault

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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.

Students, faculty don't always react quickly to emergency alerts

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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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