Protect Data From Phishing

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. 

April 07, 2020

Ensure Your Institution Accommodates Students With Disabilities

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.

March 12, 2020

Study: Concussions are About as Common for Each Gender

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. 

February 13, 2020

Four Steps to Proactively Manage Risks

Learn the four repeatable steps of enterprise risk management (ERM), a proactive and collaborative process that empowers campus leaders to discuss and manage risk at the scale of the institution rather than at the level of a single functional area or department.

January 30, 2020

New Study Details Prevalence of Heavy Alcohol Use

Excessive student drinking remains a major problem on college campuses, and it can result in disastrous consequences including academic failure, sexual assault, and death.

January 13, 2020

Survey Shows Students Lack Cybersecurity Knowledge

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.

December 23, 2019

Respond Appropriately to Crises on Campus

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.

November 25, 2019

What You Can — and Can’t — Borrow from Other ERM Programs

The best framework for enterprise risk management (ERM) is one that fits your campus’s culture, structure, and needs. Learn what components are common to all ERM programs and what you need to modify for your institution.

November 11, 2019

Many Undergrads Report Nonconsensual Sexual Contact

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.

November 04, 2019

Why Pursue an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program?

Stakeholders are increasingly evaluating their schools, colleges, and universities based on the success of their institutional planning and risk management. 

September 12, 2019

Michigan State Fined $4.5 Million for Clery Act Violations

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.

September 11, 2019

Reporting Suspected Child Sexual Abuse

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.

July 30, 2019

Three Keys to a Successful Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Strategy

Whether you are new to the concept or have already initiated an ERM process on your campus, we recommend three key steps to ensure that your program will succeed over time.

July 11, 2019

Real Solutions to Real Problems: Online Training for Your College Campus

The issues of data security, sexual misconduct, and workplace harassment—pressing concerns on any college campus—present unique challenges for educators and administrators.

November 14, 2018

Want to Avoid Large Fines? Start Preparing Next Year's Annual Security Report Now

The University of Montana was just fined nearly $1 million due to Clery Act violations. Take steps now to prepare a compliant 2018 Annual Security Report.

October 22, 2018