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Bellis, Alexandra L.; Schipani-McLaughlin, Anne Marie; Salazar, Laura F.; Swartout, Kevin M.; Swahn, Monica H. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objectives: Following changes in federal regulations, the current study was an examination of differences in institutional responses to sexual violence among Georgia colleges and universities during 2013 and 2014. Participants: A total of 24 four-year institutions located in the state of Georgia were included. Method: Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Violence, College Students
O'Banion, Liane Kehaulani – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Approximately one in four women experience sexual violence in college. Public institutions of higher education identify professionals specifically responsible for Title IX compliance, campus grievance processes, and survivor advocacy. Success in these roles depends upon a variety of institutional, legal, and procedural factors, and the ability to…
Descriptors: Rape, Advocacy, Victims, Organizational Culture
Miller, Nathan P. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Recently, the issue of campus sexual violence and the term Title IX have become commonplace with the majority of college-aged individuals within the United States. This time of increased regulation began as a crescendo with the U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Dear Colleague letter of April 2011, which was…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, College Administration
Grundy, Margaret S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Few issues have taken U.S. higher education by storm in the way Title IX did over the course of the era of heightened enforcement (defined for the purpose of this study as the period between the issuance of the Office for Civil Rights' Dear Colleague letter on April 4, 2011 and Donald Trump's inauguration as President in January 2017). The Dear…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Compliance (Legal)
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Meyer, Elizabeth J.; Somoza-Norton, Andrea; Lovgren, Natalie; Rubin, Andrea; Quantz, Mary – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Sex discrimination in educational contexts is an ongoing problem despite the passage of Title IX in 1972. Many schools have not aligned their policies with new laws protecting students from bullying and harassment, and many professionals are unaware of their new obligations in regards to new state regulations. This article presents the findings…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Gender Discrimination
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Castellanos, Jennifer; Huyler, Debaro – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
Sexual assault involves any behavior where one individual makes sexual contact with another without explicit consent (Department of Justice, 2017). More than 20% of females and 11% of males in undergraduate programs are victims of sexual assault annually. Sexual assault can significantly impact survivors' academic performance and progress and may…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Victims of Crime, Coping
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Vaillancourt, Kourtney T.; Romero Marin, Merranda – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2018
Sexual assault on college campuses has become an epidemic requiring institutions to respond. Through Title IX, all educational institutions receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education must have a Title IX coordinator and must respond to allegations of sexual assault. Little specific guidance for how to…
Descriptors: Models, Caring, Rape, College Students
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Cooper, Stewart E.; Dranger, Paula N. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
Clinical staff members at virtually all college counseling centers provide therapy for victims of sexual misconduct experiences such as sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking. A number of college counseling center counselors are also involved in primary, secondary, and tertiary sexual assault prevention efforts.…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Violence
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Kurt, Layla J. – Journal of School Counseling, 2017
Transgender students are a marginalized group of students who are calling for recognition and acceptance of their identities. Although Title IX assures students of freedom from discrimination based on sexual identity, many schools are struggling with policies that adequately provide these protections. Based on a previous qualitative study…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Minority Groups, Qualitative Research, School Counselors
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Mazer, Joseph P.; Dutchak, Iaroslava; Thatcher, Jason Bennett – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Undergraduate or graduate organizational/crisis communication or public relations courses. Objective: The goal for this single class activity is for students to apply discourse of renewal to an organizational crisis fueled through social media.
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
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Mansfield, Katherine Cumings; Beck, Amy Gray; Fung, Kakim; Montiel, Marta; Goldman, Madeline – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
Gender discrimination and sexual harassment persist on college campuses across the United States. This seems especially obvious at the beginning of the academic year when many freshman women and their parents are welcomed to campus with sexually explicit signs displayed on all-male residences. But, sometimes, sexual harassment and gender…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Administrator Role, College Students
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Smith, Daryl G. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Gender, and especially the status of women, is certainly one of the most salient identities in all corners of the world. For some countries, the issues begin with the right to education at even the earliest ages. In the United States, there is a prevailing assumption, because women are a majority of the undergraduate and graduate populations in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Females, Womens Education, Equal Education
Jones, Arch – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With the significant pressure placed on higher education administrators, and more specifically Title IX Coordinators, to manage compliance of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) guidance on Title IX, this study has focused on the perceptions of the of individuals tasked with this obligation. To determine from the individuals on the front line of…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, Administrators, Compliance (Legal)
Schaffer, Lenore – ProQuest LLC, 2017
On April 4, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) reminding higher education institutions (HEIs) of their obligations under Title IX to respond to complaints of sexual misconduct. The 2011 DCL was meant to be a guidance document to assist HEIs in complying with Title IX, but…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Higher Education, Compliance (Legal), Rape
Leacock, Jamie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Sexual violence in the United States continues to be a growing problem. Collegiate women face some of the highest rates of sexual violence, with statistics estimating one in four women will have this unwanted experience sometime during their college career. With Title IX administrators required to provide sexual violence awareness, more colleges…
Descriptors: Rape, Males, Prevention, Audiences
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