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.
Designed to assist leaders at postsecondary institutions in creating student-centered environments and engaging students in meaningful and transformative ways. The toolkit highlights the importance of empowering institution leaders, educators, students, and campus partners to celebrate and center the experiences of students when implementing and developing programs, policies, and practices designed to support learning and student growth.
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.
Highlights promising practices from a dozen schools across the country that are doing the hard work of increasing college completion rates for students on their campuses. The report contains links to resources and stories written by institutions themselves and will serve as an additional resource for schools as they seek to promote student degree completion.
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 the grant program, First in the World (FITW), intended for institutions of higher education to spur the development of innovations to improve educational outcomes and make college more affordable for students and families and to develop an evidence base of effective practices. Institutions of higher education or consortia of such institutions are eligible applicants for FITW grants.
Outlines the insights gained by researching five community colleges that are considered leaders in their efforts to serve veteran students well. It offers suggestions for state and federal policymakers to facilitate better support for veterans attending community colleges.