Provides a national perspective on college campus safety policies. The resource researches state statute in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It resource does not include postsecondary board or institutional policies. The information gives an overview of relevant laws in each state and does not reflect how these laws may interact with other state or federal policies.
Provides those interested in prevention at colleges and universities with a ready reference of current, important, and available information resources. This bibliography reflects that much has been published providing a greater understanding of how alcohol and other drugs and violence problems develop, and describing promising theories and practices for preventing and reducing those problems.
Describes three practice support tools that highlight research evidence on the experience of boys and young men of color, specifically, and youth of color in general. These tools include:
Ensuring the Well-being of Boys and Young Men of Color: Factors that Promote Success and Protect Against Substance Use and Misuse.
Provides information about bystander programs designed to decrease the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses by educating participants about the occurrence of sexual assault, as well as promoting prosocial attitudes and the willingness to intervene in risky situations. These programs may mobilize a community to recognize their responsibility in promoting safety.
Outlines strategies that colleges and universities can put into place make their campus populations prepared if an event or crisis should happen. Topics covered include building preparedness strategies and “checklists”; what events should be planned for; what response teams to build; who needs to be communicated with; and what to share before, during and after an event.
aims to provide members of the academic community with access to resources, strategies, guidelines, and templates to address a variety of different vulnerabilities and risks. This library organizes resources according to a specific threat/hazard, and then further categorizes each resource according to its relevant Mission Area, as outlined in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Preparedness Goal.
Provides a description of guided pathways and purpose first in higher education and how this strategy can help students obtain their degrees. The guide includes frequently asked questions, an implementation guide, an evaluation, and resources and tools.
Presents specific recommendations for state leaders to use data and evidence in the financing of colleges in order to improve student outcomes. According to the authors, the steps outlined can help promote upward mobility, foster shared economic growth, and enable Americans of all backgrounds to understand and cooperate with one another to solve tough public challenges.
Describes how an inclusive classroom can get schools over the bridge to universal accessibility. Students with disabilities have all the intellectual tools they need to thrive in higher education. Yet too many give up because of lack of accommodations which can create unnecessary barriers.