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Tyler Kingkade

Should U.S. News' College Rankings Include Campus Safety? | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2014 | College

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly ...

Newsflash: College Administrators Have No Clue How to Handle Sexual Violence on Campus

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Even as the chorus of voices decrying that college campuses have not done enough to both address and prevent sexual violence continues to crescendo, there still somehow is this universal sense that college officials are going out of their way to turn a blind eye to these issues on our campuses.

Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Makes Terrific App To Stop Campus Crime

BroBible | Posted 11.18.2013 | College

In 2007, Kristina Anderson survived three gunshots during the Virginia Tech massacre. Her French teacher and 11 classmates were killed, and, since the...

Is Your College Student Safe?

Dr. Mike Metke | Posted 10.23.2013 | College
Dr. Mike Metke

A college once known as "the friendliest college in Texas" was friendly no more toward good students, but far too welcoming toward people without an educational purpose.

Pocket Police to the Rescue

Tyler Lopez | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Tyler Lopez

Do we really want to extend police surveillance to our smartphones? Are we watched enough each day outside of our homes, or do we want to have another one resting on our bedside table?

5 College-Bound Conversations to Have Before Your Kid Hits Campus

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2013 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

While conversations about drug and alcohol use are critically important, there are also a few conversations most parents don't think to have until a problem emerges. Here are five topics you might want to explore with your child.

The Limits Of College Security

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Brittney Figueira & Chris Kornichuk | Posted 06.06.2013 | College

This article, written by investigative journalism students at the University of Massachusetts, is presented as part of a larger series addressing issu...

Solving Big Problems on Campus

Aubrey Nagle | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Aubrey Nagle

Have others experienced the same type of hazing or discrimination on campus? Spread the word! You don't need to explain every detail of your situation, and you can even remain anonymous by using social media.

6 Years Since the Virginia Tech School Tragedy, What Have We Learned About Campus Safety?

Kristina Anderson | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Kristina Anderson

On a very basic and scary level, before our story became a national headline -- a "massacre" -- and before the heated discussions around violent video games and gun violence, it was a very real, vivid, and tragic series of loud, piercing, and fatal moments in time.

Framing the Occidental Fight for a Better Sexual Assault Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Lisa Wade

There will be a day when honest, transparent, and fair reporting and adjudication of sexual assaults will be the norm. That day is coming, and we want Oxy to get there first.

Campus-Based Sexual Assault Coalition Fights Back

Nina Flores | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Nina Flores

A student-faculty coalition at Occidental College in Los Angeles is gaining national attention for standing up to campus administrators in the wake of yet another example of colleges and universities across the country mishandling reports of sexual assault.

Exposing Occidental College's Sexist Rape Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Wade

Under a new policy at Occidental College, any time there is a report of a sexual assault, the college community should receive an email saying so. Last week, however, the students learned of a report of a sexual assault second-hand.

Making College Campuses Safe in a Violent Era

John Petillo | Posted 04.27.2013 | College
John Petillo

In Connecticut, not far from the national horror that occurred in Newtown, we view the issue of gun control through a different lens. Perhaps because ...

3:30 a.m.

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.10.2013 | College
Tony Woodcock

My top priority -- of course -- is to protect the young people who study here, our faculty and staff, and all the many thousands of concert visitors we have every year. But this mandate necessitates negotiating a way through a challenging Scylla and Charybdis of choices.

10 Tips for Women Starting Their College Careers

Kristin Shaw | Posted 04.06.2013 | College
Kristin Shaw

Those four years flew by, and they had their share of joy, and angst, and heartache, and incredible new opportunities and friends. Each person has to make her own way; here is my humble offering of advice to young women starting their own journeys.

Campus Safety and Cost

Edward Summers | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Edward Summers

President Obama has signed an Executive Order mandating that college and universities have emergency plans. Are we ready? For many campuses, it's a case of finding a way to do what they know needs to be done while resources are tight.

WATCH: Will More Guns Prevent A Mass Shooting On Campus?

Posted 02.01.2013 | College

As the Obama administration begins a push for the president's new gun control proposals, college presidents are speaking out, declaring their oppositi...

Making Campuses Safer

Edward Summers | Posted 03.25.2013 | College
Edward Summers

Every time I hear of another shooting, the thought invariably crosses my mind: Could it happen on my campus? The answer is 'Yes.' But with the ambitious steps President Obama is proposing, perhaps now we can turn the tide.

Notre Dame case highlights complexities of campus sexual assault investigations

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
The Center for Public Integrity

By Kristen LombardiThe Center for Public IntegrityNotre Dame's high-profile re-emergence among college football's elite has focused new attention on t...

Congress Should Act Now to Establish a National Center for Campus Public Safety

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
S. Daniel Carter

Campus tragedies in recent years have led to improvements in the resources, and training campus police, security and other emergency responders are afforded, but we owe them -- and the investment we make in education -- more.

Student Killed In Altercation With California State University Police

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 12.10.2012 | College

Campus police officers at California State University San Bernardino shot and killed Bartholomew Williams, a 38-year-old graduate student in an alterc...

College Eliminates Entire Campus Police Force | Posted 10.26.2012 | College

A metro Atlanta college is making major changes to its campus security. Life University in Marietta has chosen to eliminate its police department ent...

#FAILURE: Miami University's Stance on Rape Awareness

Becky Lee | Posted 12.24.2012 | College
Becky Lee

The college did a commendable job investigating and finding the authors of the flyer, however, what now? Are they going to point the finger at themselves and ask, "how could we have prevented this from happening?"

4 University Of Michigan Public Safety Failures That Contributed To 6-month Child-porn Reporting Delay | Posted 10.24.2012 | College

In winter 2011 University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman learned that at least eight officials failed to timely report a pediatrician caught l...

Campus Quiet Spoiled By Oberlin College Dorm Robber

Posted 09.25.2012 | College

Students at one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges woke up to a rude shock last week when a teenage gunman got into a dormitory and knocked...