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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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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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Reynolds, Cristin Lee; Platt, R. Eric; Malone Schaffer, Lenore; Foster, Holly – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
This case is for use in graduate courses pertaining to student affairs and higher education administration. It presents challenges higher education professionals face concerning anonymous social media, and specifically how threats made through anonymous social media platforms such as Yik Yak affect the entire university community. The anonymity of…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, College Administration, Student Personnel Workers, Social Media
Sullivan, Ariel – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Many higher education institutions are scrutinized by their campus community and the media for the way that they respond, or fail to respond, to allegations of sexual assault. Tack on the fact that nearly 100 colleges and universities are currently under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for possible…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Crime, Rape, College Students
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Rhatigan, James J. – Journal of College and Character, 2013
In the late 19th century, faculty members on American college campuses turned their attention away from life outside the classroom, a responsibility they had assumed from the earliest days of the colonial college. The result was the establishment of a field known familiarly today as "student affairs", which focuses on the work of…
Descriptors: College Students, Caring, Ethics, Altruism
American Association of University Women, 2010
This report highlights some of the outstanding accomplishments of AAUW (American Association of University Women) for fiscal year 2010. This year's annual report also features stories of remarkable women who are leading the charge to break through barriers and ensure that all women have a fair chance. Sharon is working to reduce the pay gap…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Discrimination, Womens Education, Sex Fairness