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.
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.
When addressing issues concerning tenured faculty, how do you strike the appropriate balance between offering care, holding faculty accountable, and following the law?