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.
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.
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.
Stakeholders are increasingly evaluating their schools, colleges, and universities based on the success of their institutional planning and risk management.
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.
A variety of tools can be used to help build consistency and accountability into your ERM program. Read this blog for specific recommendations to accompany each step of the ERM process.
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.
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.
The issues of data security, sexual misconduct, and workplace harassment—pressing concerns on any college campus—present unique challenges for educators and administrators.
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.
While tedious and time-consuming, preparing your institution’s Annual Security Report (ASR) is critical in demonstrating your school’s compliance with the Clery Act.
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?
On Sept. 22, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a new “Dear Colleague” letter (DCL) withdrawing the 2011 DCL and 2014 Q&A.
When addressing issues concerning tenured faculty, how do you strike the appropriate balance between offering care, holding faculty accountable, and following the law?