Provides information and examples on how colleges and universities can help students create healthy habits. The article focuses on a comprehensive approach, high impact practices, healthy habits and religious pluralism, and supporting mental health.
Announces the release of a new interim Q&A for schools on how to investigate and adjudicate allegations of campus sexual misconduct under federal law. In the coming months, the Department intends to engage in rulemaking on Title IX responsibilities arising from complaints of sexual misconduct. The Department will solicit comments from stakeholders and the public during the rulemaking process.
Announces new steps for addressing growing concerns about sexual violence on college campuses by requiring institutions of higher education to comply with new campus safety and security related requirements aimed at curbing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
The expansion of Pell Grants has been a long-sought change since the 1994 crime bill eliminated them for people in prison and ended the majority of prison education programs. Although educating people in prison has been shown to have a number of benefits, the new money may be difficult for many to access for a host of reasons.
Colleges should immediately reach out to students who qualify for federal food benefits and help them enroll before a COVID-19-era expansion to the program expires, according to new guidance released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.