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ERIC Number: EJ798799
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1046-9508
Risk Mitigation in Higher Education: An Overview of the Use of Background Checks on Campus
Hughes, Stephanie; White, Rebecca
CUPA-HR Journal, v57 n2 p23-32 Fall-Win 2006
Background checks of new hires and incoming students are becoming more common on college and university campuses across the country, as institutions seek ways to mitigate risks and institutional liability in cases of student and employee misconduct. In this article, the authors present the findings of a survey they conducted regarding the use of background checks on campus.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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