Protests nationwide about racial discrimination have led to an increased push for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in higher education.
Whether you are new to the concept of enterprise risk management (ERM) or already have initiated an ERM process on campus, we recommend three key steps to ensure program success over time.
Once COVID-19 vaccines are given approval for wide distribution, some colleges and universities may be asked to vaccinate their campus populations. This article highlights useful considerations for planning a vaccine distribution effort.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, hazing has remained a problem in higher education – regardless of whether institutions are operating online or in person.
Higher education institutions have shifted to a virtual workforce setting, but there’s still a crucial need to prevent perpetual risks such as harassment and discrimination.
Some institutions are planning to convert traditional on-campus summer camps to “virtual” or online. If you are implementing this shift, consider these practices for managing the safety and liability risks of running virtual camps.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools, colleges, and universities to institute distance learning and move to a remote workforce model, making data security more essential.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 30 years ago. While many colleges and universities have taken important steps to accommodate students with disabilities, some institutions have more steps to take.
A new study involving University of Colorado students indicated concussions were about as common for women as for men but that female athletes had suffered concussions at a higher rate.
Excessive student drinking remains a major problem on college campuses, and it can result in disastrous consequences including academic failure, sexual assault, and death.
A recent survey from cybersecurity company McAfee indicates that students lack cybersecurity knowledge and that institutions still have a long way to go when it comes to providing education.
Cyberattacks, accusations of widespread sexual abuse, and fraternity hazing that leads to a death. These are just a few examples of incidents that present major concerns for many education institutions.
More than one-quarter of undergraduate women contend they have experienced nonconsensual sexual contact since enrolling in college, according to a recent survey conducted by the Association of American Universities.
The record $4.5 million fine issued against Michigan State University should serve as another reminder that Clery Act noncompliance can jeopardize campus security and dramatically affect a college or university’s reputation.
Employees often fail to report “red flags” or suspicions because they do not understand their reporting obligations. Protect children from harm and ensure legal compliance by understanding important aspects of reporting procedures.
Recent allegations of sexual misconduct by team doctors reinforce the need for enhanced child abuse prevention and reporting standards in higher education and K-12 athletics.
For the past decade, retaliation has been the No. 1 complaint filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Charges attributable to retaliation increased from 34% in 2008 to nearly 49% in 2017.
The issues of data security, sexual misconduct, and workplace harassment—pressing concerns on any college campus—present unique challenges for educators and administrators.