Educational institutions are expected to get ahead of risk. Because of this, more boards, presidents, and heads of school are mandating an institutional or holistic risk management process on their campuses.
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.
What should an institution do when a faculty member expresses views that seem to antagonize and offend members of a protected class?
When addressing issues concerning tenured faculty, how do you strike the appropriate balance between offering care, holding faculty accountable, and following the law?