higher education

How Colleges And Universities Have Managed Safety During A Merger

Mary Kate McGrath
March 23, 2020

Back in November of 2019, Emerson College in Boston announced plans to merge with Marlboro College in Vermont. Officials from the two...

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How College Campuses Are Responding To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Mary Kate McGrath
March 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Harvard joined the growing number of colleges and universities canceling in-person classes and moving to a remote learning...

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A Guide to Coronavirus Emergency Preparedness When Everyone is Looking to You for Answers

Andrea Lebron
March 10, 2020

Our guide to coronavirus emergency preparedness provides advice on how to stay reliably informed, share information with others, and...

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New Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules Address Dating Violence

Mary Kate McGrath
March 09, 2020

In February, the Department of Education announced a new policy on sexual misconduct for college or university campuses that aims to...

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St. Patricks Day Safety on Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
March 02, 2020

On March 17, people across the globe will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Irish culture with parades, music, dancing, traditional...

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FERPA and HIPAA: When Can You Share Student Education and Health Records?

Mary Kate McGrath
February 24, 2020

In Dec. of 2019, the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services issued an updated guidance on the sharing...

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Can Safety Upgrades Make College Campuses More Sustainable?

Mary Kate McGrath
February 17, 2020

Many college or university campuses have prioritized sustainable building practices, converting buildings to LEED standards or...

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Blue Lights Versus A Campus Safety App: What's the Real Cost?

Mary Kate McGrath
February 10, 2020

Back in the 1990s, the United States Department of Education passed the Clery Act, which requires all higher education institutions...

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Are Clear Bag Policies Becoming Standard on Higher Ed Campuses?

Mary Kate McGrath
February 03, 2020

In December of 2019, Boise State announced that a clear bag policy would take effect at Albertson’s Football Stadium at the end of the...

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Could a Mental Health Wellbeing Course Benefit Campus Safety?

Mary Kate McGrath
January 27, 2020

Rising rates of mental illness on college or university campuses in the United States are among chief concerns for higher-education...

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Takeaways of the AP Study on Mental Health in Colleges

Mary Kate McGrath
January 20, 2020

Following an era of de-stigmatization and amid rising rates of mental illness, more college or university students are turning to...

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Recap: The 2020 Higher Ed Spending Package

Mary Kate McGrath
January 13, 2020

On Thursday, December 12, the United States Senate approved the 2020 Education Spending Package, allocating a $1.4 trillion spending...

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