Provides a survey platform for college and university campus communities to use to conduct an objective analysis of a full range of institutional safety and security facilities, policies and procedures.
Aims to share key concepts and best practices for conducting a climate survey as part of a comprehensive effort to address sexual assault on campus. This tool contains guidance for ethical survey administration, content suggestions, and promising practices. Sample templates are included.
Provides a framework for needed dialogue, assessment, and action to address inequities in higher education institutions by focusing on issues of access and success. The resources can be used as a tool for bringing together campus leaders and practitioners to engage in internal assessment and to chart a path forward to improve all students' success.
Describes how to perform two types of studies: (1) surveys to assess basic needs security; and (2) opportunistic small scale experiments to evaluate the effectiveness of programs meant to address basic needs security. Drawing on experiences conducting research on basic needs security at colleges around the nation, the team at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab produced this guide to support colleges' and universities' own efforts.
Explains how community colleges can assess their own overall effectiveness in helping students to transfer and complete bachelor’s degrees in Part 1 of the guide. Part 2 shows how colleges can go on to evaluate the effectiveness of transfer partnerships with their top receiving four-year institutions.
Guides the user through the process of developing a comprehensive plan to address alcohol impaired driving in your community. In the Toolkit, users can review information about gathering data to assess community conditions, review examples of logic models, and examine research and evidence based strategies that are associated with defined problems.
Provides up-to-date information and statistics about community colleges and is widely used in graduate courses and by community college scholars, institutional researchers, and on-the-ground administrators.
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.
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.