Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings

This document reviews the scope of campus violence, describes factors that cause and contribute to violence and lists recommendations that administrators, students, faculty, staff and community members can follow to review and improve their policies and strengthen their programs and services.

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Dear Colleague Letter on Retaliation – April 2013

In this Dear Colleague Letter released in April 2013, the Office for Civil Rights in the United States Department of Education wanted to issue a letter with a sole purpose of clarifying the basic principles of retaliation law and describe OCR’s methods of enforcement.



Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, this page offers information on Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Many project managers and Title IX coordinators mistakenly believe that FERPA impedes Title IX and the Clery Act in administering adjudication processes on their campus and holding sexual assault perpetrators accountable. Yet the Clery Act and Title IX state that FERPA does not impede any school’s obligation and priority to their students’ safety.

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