Hitting the Moving Target – The Federal Government’s Expectations for Sexual Assault Resolution on Campus
Webinar Topics Include:
- Lessons learned from recent Title IX complaints against higher education institutions by the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education
- Impact of legislation being considered by Congress that would place new requirements on how sexual assault and other forms of intimate personal violence are addressed
- Insight from the OCR investigations and pending legislation, including suggestions of key areas for institutions to focus upon when reviewing campus sexual assault response protocols
Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Wesley Lowery
Dr. John Wesley Lowery is an associate professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He previously served on the faculty at the Oklahoma State University and coordinated the college student affairs program and higher education programs and at the University of South Carolina where he taught in and coordinated the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Program. He earned his doctorate at Bowling Green State University in Higher Education Administration.
In August 2009, John joined the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM) as an affiliated consultant. Founded in 2000, NCHERM is a law and consulting firm dedicated to best practices for campus health and safety. NCHERM emphasizes best practices for policy, training, and educational programming as proactive risk management. NCHERM specializes in advancing culture change strategies and problem-solving for the challenging wellness, compliance, and liability issues colleges and universities face today.