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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?