OCR Withdraws 2011 DCL and 2014 Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct and Issues New Q&A

On Sept. 22, 2017, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a new “Dear Colleague” letter (DCL) withdrawing the 2011 DCL and 2014 Q&A.

September 25, 2017

Tenured Faculty Performance Issues and Disability Discrimination

When addressing issues concerning tenured faculty, how do you strike the appropriate balance between offering care, holding faculty accountable, and following the law?

August 31, 2017

One Voice: Improving Campus Unity Through Policy

Institutions should seek to create unity and harmony across policies and procedures related to all forms of harassment and discrimination, not just sexual harassment. 

August 07, 2017

What Institutions Need to Know About Title IX Now: Five Myths Debunked

The Trump administration has begun to act on its commitment to change the way it interprets and enforces Title IX, but many aspects remain the same.

July 07, 2017

Think Beyond the Pigeonhole When Addressing Harassment on Campus

At many colleges and universities, the business officer’s role as risk management administrator competes with other roles that present high-level issues and pressing demands.

June 01, 2017

Is It Time for a Campus Climate Survey?

While many are wondering what's next for Title IX, administrators can always assess the atmosphere at their own institutions by conducting a campus climate survey.

May 10, 2017

Campus Sexual Assault - Beyond Compliance

Title IX compliance is just one of several forces driving educational institutions to focus on preventing and responding to sexual assault. Institutions must remain committed to its prevention.

March 15, 2017

What's Next for Campus Sexual Assault Prevention?

The Trump administration issued a new "Dear Colleague Letter" (DCL) withdrawing guidance on the civil rights of transgender students, signaling a change in compliance.

March 14, 2017

Workplace Harassment Takes Costly Toll on Employers and Employees, EEOC Finds

Despite 30 years of prevention efforts, workplace harassment continues to be a significant problem, taking an emotional toll on employees and costing employers millions.

February 28, 2017

Needs Analysis: The Foundation for Learning Program Development

United Educators (UE) has a history of developing resources aimed at helping administrators better understand, and mitigate, the many complex risks that occur in the educational setting.

February 01, 2017