New Online Training Offers Institutions Guidance to Prevent Workplace Discrimination

Although higher education institutions have shifted to operating through a virtual workforce setting, there’s still a crucial need for training staff and faculty to prevent perpetual risks such as harassment and discrimination.

June 09, 2020

Considerations for Conducting Virtual Camps

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.

May 21, 2020

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

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

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

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

Don't Take the Bait: Defending Data From Phishing

Between 2012 and June 2017, educational institutions publicly disclosed more than 200 data breaches. Nearly half of these incidents were the result of hacking, malware, or phishing. 

June 06, 2018

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