Institutions Emphasizing Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Throughout Campus Community

Protests nationwide about racial discrimination have led to an increased push for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in higher education.

February 24, 2021

Three Keys to a Successful ERM Program

Whether you are new to the concept of enterprise risk management (ERM) or already have initiated an ERM process on campus, we recommend three key steps to ensure program success over time.

February 05, 2021

Hazing Behavior During the Pandemic Shows Ongoing Training Is Necessary

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, hazing has remained a problem in higher education – regardless of whether institutions are operating online or in person.

November 02, 2020

New Online Training Offers Institutions Guidance to Prevent Workplace Discrimination

Higher education institutions have shifted to a virtual workforce setting, but there’s still a crucial need 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

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