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Landreman, Lisa M.; Williamsen, Kaaren M. – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
In this chapter, we outline the challenges campuses face in addressing sexual violence and Title IX compliance. We argue that there are critical roles for student affairs professionals in Title IX work in developing effective campus sexual violence prevention and response strategies.
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Violence, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Wagner, Kathryn Drury – Journal of College Admission, 2017
When parents of today's students were applying to colleges, they researched factors like location, financial aid, and majors. Physical safety was barely on the radar--it was assumed. A lot has changed since then, and today's prospective students and their parents are savvier about campus safety issues. College-age women are the demographic most…
Descriptors: Females, Victims of Crime, College Students, Crime Prevention
Huelsman, Mark; Engle, Jennifer – Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2013
Student parents face many challenges to accessing, persisting, and completing postsecondary education. While some of these challenges are unique to student parents--such as finding quality child care during class and work hours and juggling studying and academic assignments with parenting duties--others are typical of low-income and underserved…
Descriptors: College Students, Parents, Student Financial Aid, Paying for College
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
Abraham, Janice M. – Trusteeship, 2010
Colleges must manage all types of risks on their campuses every day, and none should be of greater concern than those involving students. With students at the core of their mission, higher-education institutions should minimize any risks related to student safety and satisfaction, and governing boards should establish effective policies to support…
Descriptors: College Planning, International Programs, Drinking, Risk
Valentin, Iram – 1997
This brief history of Title IX points out that the role of women and girls in education and the work force began to change significantly with the passage of Title IX as part of the Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title IX ensures legal protection against discrimination for students and employees. This article discusses the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, College Students, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation
Lindgren, J. Ralph; And Others – 1984
The obligations of colleges and universities under existing laws prohibiting sex discrimination are discussed. Attention is directed to developments in the law relating to sex discrimination against employees and against students in colleges and universities, and practical and cost-efficient strategies for complying with the law. The pertinent…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, College Students, Compliance (Legal)
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1980
The Department of Health, Education and Welfare's (HEW) final version of its policy interpretation on sex discrimination in varsity collegiate athletics is presented. The policy interpretation is intended to clarify what the Title IX regulation requires and will be used to determine whether a college's intercollegiate athletic program is in…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment, College Students, Compliance (Legal)
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1979
Addressed in this issue are: Title IX (right to sue, coverage of employment, a women's reentry program in violation of the law, law students filing a complaint, and disclosure of campus policies); sports (males on female teams, a statewide women's sports group, the average woman and sports, and a bibliography); employment (race preference in…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Development, College Admission, College Faculty
Sandler, Bernice R. – 1989
This booklet helps institutions understand the restoration of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and changes resulting from the Civil Rights Restoration Act. Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education programs. A 1984 ruling held that Title IX covers only programs or activities funded with federal money. In…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, College Athletics
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Neiger, Jan Alan – Journal of College and University Law, 1999
Reviews the history of Title IX and the various liability standards adopted by the federal courts. Provides a critical review of the "Gebser v. Lago Vista" decision and concludes that the Court's institutional liability standard is that actual knowledge is the most appropriate and legally sound standard of liability for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Court Litigation, Higher Education
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Greller, Martin M.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1995
The development of a survey to assess women's sports interests at the University of Wyoming is described as an approach universities may use to respond to Title IX inquiries from the Office of Civil Rights regarding women's sports equity. Survey results can help assess student needs and interests. (SLD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Attitude Measures, Civil Rights, College Students
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Sandler, Bernice R.; And Others – Educational Record, 1981
The hidden but serious problem of sexual harassment of students and employees by college faculty is discussed, some statistics are given, and legal and court opinions outlined. Harassment as a violation of Title IX is analyzed, and implications for institutional action to curb it are outlined. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Court Litigation, Federal Legislation
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Dottin, Erskine S. – College Student Journal, 1979
Studies Miami University's adaptation to demands of federal mandate Title IX concerning anti-discrimination in higher education. The gatekeeping process deals with subtle organizational changes and has implications on equity in higher education. Demands on policy systems can be filtered in intital adaptation, interpreted as adaptation to external…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrative Policy, College Role, College Students