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Think College Costs Too Much? Thank the Government.

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 06.24.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

I am not going to argue that a four-year college education isn't expensive. It is. I won't argue that its return on investment makes it worthwhile, although it surely does. I also cannot argue that increasing the number of administrators doesn't increase the cost of a higher education. It does.

Tyler Kingkade

College Administrators Want Betters Rules On When To Issue Campus Sexual Assault Alerts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.24.2014 | College

WASHINGTON -- A discussion on campus sexual assault hosted by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) Monday revealed disagreement between college administrator...

Obama Administration Calls For Better College Stats On Dating Violence

AP | By KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

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

Sex Talk...Part 2

Elaine Williams | Posted 06.05.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

In an earlier post, I wrote about when I first started speaking on college campuses it was about addictions: eating, drug, and alcohol. Later on, my agents had asked if could talk about sexual assaults too and I said: "If it will help anyone else, Yes."

Tyler Kingkade

Ivy League School Faces Federal Complaint For Allowing Rapist Back On Campus

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.22.2014 | College

A federal complaint filed Thursday against Brown University accuses the Ivy League school of violating the law by failing to expel a student the insti...

Tyler Kingkade

University Faces Federal Complaint For Hiding Gang Rape Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.15.2014 | College

A professor has asked the U.S. Department of Education to review whether the University of Oregon is violating laws governing sexual assault on campus...

Tyler Kingkade

Johns Hopkins University To Review Why It Kept Quiet About Gang Rape Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University said Friday it will commission an independent review of the school's response to an alleged fraternity house gang rape, which...

Most Colleges Got a D+ or Worse on Sexual Assault Policy. Here's How They Can Change That.

Selena Shen | Posted 06.21.2014 | College
Selena Shen

What does it look like for campuses to have comprehensive, survivor-oriented sexual assault policies? There are key steps to creating safer campuses.

Tyler Kingkade

Bipartisan Group Demands More Transparency In College Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.21.2014 | College

In a letter released Monday, a bipartisan group of senators called on the White House task force on college sexual assault to adopt three reforms aime...

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

Virginia Tech Finally Pays Federal Fine

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 04.16.2014 | College

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech has paid federal fines for its actions on the morning of April 16, 2007, when a lone gunman killed 32 people on t...

Tyler Kingkade

Senators Call For Millions To Enforce College Sexual Assault Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have put aside their differences on military sexual assault reform to turn their attent...

Tyler Kingkade

These Colleges Arrest The Most Students For Alcohol And Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2014 | College

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has more on-campus alcohol arrests per capita than any other large university in the country, and the State Univ...

Tyler Kingkade

Nearly All College Presidents Think Their School Handles Sexual Assault Just Fine, Thank You

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.07.2014 | College

Despite an unprecedented wave of federal complaints accusing universities of mishandling sexual assault on campus, a vast majority of college presiden...

Campus Sexual Assault Survivors Pushing Harder for Awareness

Ken Brack | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Ken Brack

Media attention to what some call an epidemic -- hidden at times by low reporting rates, and contorted by stubborn norms about topics such as what informed consent means -- is helping to bring change.

Tyler Kingkade

Poll Finds Huge Lack Of Trust In Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.06.2014 | College

A large swathe of the American public believes colleges and universities do not accurately report all rapes on campus and has little faith in schools ...

Tyler Kingkade

University Police Suggested Sexual Assault Victim Was A Liar, Complaint Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.04.2014 | College

University of Akron officials discouraged a student from filing a sexual assault report and came close to calling a reported rape victim a liar, accor...

Tyler Kingkade

These Are The Colleges Accused Of Mishandling Sexual Assault Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2014 | College

An unprecedented number of colleges and universities were accused in 2013 of mishandling sexual assault cases, but the only people who know exactly wh...

UConn Expecting Federal Fine

AP | Posted 01.29.2014 | College

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut's police chief says the school likely faces a fine from the federal Department of Education over ...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

College Sends Rape Victim To Psych Ward While Offender Walks Free

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

Two prestigious colleges were hit with federal complaints Thursday, alleging that the schools mishandled student reports of sexual assault and harassm...

Tyler Kingkade

How A Student's Ninja Outfit Caused A Campus Lockdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

Central Connecticut State University officials say they had no choice but to lock down the campus Monday in response to reports of a suspicious person...

Students Challenge College Sexual Assault Policies

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses.  The  Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...

Teach-In: The History Of Sexual Violence At UC Berkeley, By Sofie Karasek

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

A junior at UC Berkeley, Sofie Karasek, recently testified before the California State Legislature about the University's sexual harassment and sexual...

USC Clery Blunder Another Chance to Address Student Rape

Neon Tommy | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Neon Tommy

I don't know why USC wouldn't welcome the opportunity to come clean -- as they have with these 13 overlooked assaults -- and set an example for other campuses in taking responsibility for their students' safety and sexual health.