The Department of Education Announces the Final Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

On Monday, October 20, 2014 the Department of Education announced the final rules on the changes to the Clery Act by the VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2013 . These new rules are will take effect July 2015 and are similar to what the Department released in June. These rules are also inline with the mission of our Presidential Task Force on Sexual Violence in Higher Education and our resources . Here...
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Valerie Glassman - Careers in Student Affairs Spotlight

As part of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we have invited individuals from different ACPA entities to share their unique perspectives on the field through Career Spotlight Q&A pages. We hope these will be a valuable resource for individuals considering work or graduate school in student affairs and higher education. This submission is from Valerie Glassman, representing the Commission for...
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Resources to Keep Schools Healthy

As you are likely aware, the United States has been experiencing a nationwide outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) associated with severe respiratory illness that has been especially harmful to children. At the same time, you and your communities may also have questions about the Ebola virus. To address both public health concerns, the U.S. Department of Education and our federal health partners...
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Kate Smanik - Careers in Student Affairs Spotlight

As part of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we have invited individuals from different ACPA entities to share their unique perspectives on the field through Career Spotlight Q&A pages. We hope these will be a valuable resource for individuals considering work or graduate school in student affairs and higher education. This submission is from Kate Smanik, representing the Commission for...
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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rules to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

The Obama Administration today announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). That law and the new rule strengthen the Clery Act to more effectively address, and ultimately reduce, sexual violence on college...