Describes results based upon the first 36 responses received from the 2016 National Survey of Access and Finance Issues conducted by the Education Policy Center (EPC) at the University of Alabama. This report examines federal issues in higher education, including specific issues in the battleground states of the 2016 election (the 14 states defined by Real Clear Politics). This analysis contains 8 of the 14 battleground states.
Presents a compilation of articles related to violence prevention initiatives and programs on college campuses. Topics discussed include: an update on the 19th Annual Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, descriptions and overviews of programs that universities and colleges are using to address sexual violence and reduce alcohol and drug abuse among students, and an editorial piece on the U.S.
Puts liability concerns of attorneys in perspective, explains how U.S. tort law concepts of duty complement the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), and reviews the outcomes of recent federal and state cases.
Summarizes findings from a focus group with nineteen public safety and compliance executives from eight institutions of higher education (IHEs) and nine professional associations. The goal of the focus group was to help IHEs develop their cultures to manage compliance with the Clery Act from an institution-wide team approach, rather than something sequestered to a few compliance professionals at each IHE.
Summarizes a series of meetings co-hosted by the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS), the IACP University and College Police Section, and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
Provides details from the first summit, held to bring together campus officials to discuss unresolved issues around Title IX, on what was still needed for the application of the laws to decrease sexual violence trauma and also revealed how the survivor held substantial influence on how the process should transpire.
Draws from practitioner perspectives gained during the National Center for Campus Public Safety Summit. Includes promising practices, key points from presentations, next steps, participant comments, list of participants, and resources.
Summarizes what is known about those who commit sexual offenses and evaluates ways to prevent future offenses. The SMART Office addresses college campus safety through several campus-based sexual assault prevention initiatives, including a project to target perpetrators during the sanctioning phase of the student disciplinary process using research-based interventions, such as risk assessment and treatment.
Provides background information on sexual violence on campus and its prevalence, descriptions of the Clery Act and Title IX, and an analysis of prominent policy and legal issues related to these two statutes. Report also includes a brief description of a related third statute focused on educational privacy.