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Campus SaVE Act Responds to College Campus Sexual Violence

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.29.2015 | College
Marcia G. Yerman

Students starting college this coming fall will be the first to benefit from the Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE), which will require colleges to have "prevention and awareness" programs about sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence in place.

Ending Sexual Assault on College Campuses: New Law Kicks In July 1

Lisa Maatz | Posted 07.13.2015 | College
Lisa Maatz

It seems like every week brings new and horrific stories of sexual harassment and violence on America's college campuses. Study after study shows that sexual harassment and violence are far too prevalent in institutions of higher education.

Stand Up, Speak Out! Thanks, St. Joseph's Brooklyn

Elaine Williams | Posted 12.28.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I had the pleasure of speaking at St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn on Monday. My first lecture was to the Freshmen and they were just a delightful audience. They participated fully, they laughed with me, they leaned in and listened when I was vulnerable. And many of them did not want to leave when it was over.

Tyler Kingkade

Colleges Are Already Screwing Up New Campus Safety Law | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

Colleges have to count more types of incidents as hate crimes and disclose the number of dating violence, domestic violence and stalking reports they ...

In Annual Statistics, Most Colleges Claim Zero Reported Sex Offenses

Adam Goldstein | Posted 11.30.2014 | College
Adam Goldstein

If the Obama administration is serious about preventing sexual assault on campus, it has to start by actually enforcing the minimal requirement that the colleges attempt to count the number of students brave enough to speak out about the crimes they've experienced.

Obama Administration Calls For Better College Stats On Dating Violence

AP | By KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants colleges and universities to compile statistics on stalking, dating violence and domestic violence ...

Tyler Kingkade

College Sexual Assault Reform Law Headed To Obama's Desk | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Federal legislation that will reform how colleges treat sexual violence and stalking on campus is on its way to President Barack Obama's desk after th...

Major Reform In Handling Of Sexual Violence On The Line

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.19.2013 | College

Colleges could soon have new national standards for how they handle reported sexual assaults on their campuses, thanks to a provision in the latest re...

U.S. Senate Stands Poised to Extend the Violence Against Women Act's Protections to College and University Campuses

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 06.16.2012 | College
S. Daniel Carter

The United States Senate is expected to vote soon on reauthorizing the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act. This measure will extend many important programs, and for the first time specifically extend protections to all college campus communities.

Congress Works to Prevent Sexual Violence at College

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 11.19.2011 | College
S. Daniel Carter

Sexual violence diminishes the value of the more than $40 billion taxpayers invest in federal student aid for higher education every school year. Many women who are the victim of a completed or attempted rape interrupt or even end their education as a result.

College and University Campus Communities Can Come Together to Eliminate Sexual Violence

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
S. Daniel Carter

Between one-fifth and one-quarter of all female undergraduates will be the victim of a completed or attempted rape during their college careers.