Considers the degree to which events that intensify partying increase sexual assault. Estimates are based on panel data from campus and local law-enforcement agencies and an identification strategy that exploits plausibly random variation in the timing of Division 1 football games. The estimates indicate that these events increase daily reports of rape with 17-24 year old victims by 28 percent.
Helps subscribers locate full-text versions of the research articles featured in each issue of the Higher Education e-Digest. The Higher Education e-Digest features links to research citations to help readers stay up to date on the latest relevant research in the field. Due to copyright law, however, the Center cannot provide full-text journal articles.
Summarizes an environmental scan of existing plans for providing tuition-free or debt-free college education. The report examines the role of different stakeholders and highlights the implications and trade-offs to specific types of institutions and to the broader higher education landscape. Additionally, the report provides a set of recommendations and considerations for the future implementations of plans and systems.
Presents findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Gang Reduction Program—a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to gang reduction. Findings closely examined barriers and obstacles, collaboration and functioning, successes, and outcomes from the four demonstration sites.
Highlights survey results from the Center for Alcohol Policy about the current alcohol regulatory system. The survey finds the public is more likely to support stronger policies in some areas and that there is no evidence of general dissatisfaction with alcohol regulations or shopping experiences. The report uses recent survey data to identify public attitudes toward alcohol regulation including proposed changes.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Compiles data and research to convey the major trends in undergraduate education through the framework of the student journey into, through, and beyond college. A Primer on the College Student Journey serves as a foundation for ongoing work and will be of significant interest to college and university employees, higher education policy-makers and philanthropists, business and industry leaders, and students and their families.