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Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 | Free Resources for Colleges and Universities

Sexual Assault Awareness Resources for Colleges and Universities April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we’re providing free and valuable resources to institutions to spread awareness of sexual assault! If you haven’t been re-directed, please visit: MAKE YOUR CAMPUS EVEN SAFER FREE TRIAL

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Illinois Workplace Transparency Act – What You Need to Know

Illinois Workplace Transparency Act – What You Need to Know Last August, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed the Workplace Transparency Act (WTA) into law, which created new protections for employees and rules for employers. The Act serves as a means to help address and reduce the rising number of sexual harassment charges filed in Illinois. While…

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Vector Solutions Announces Partnership with LiveSafe to Increase School and Organization Safety

Vector Solutions Announces Partnership with LiveSafe to Increase School and Organization Safety Agreement Combines World-Class Prevention Training and Risk Reporting TAMPA, FL & ARLINGTON, VA, Nov. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, today announced its partnership with LiveSafe, the leading risk intelligence communications platform, to provide customized…

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Are You Positively Impacting Campus Culture?

[Webinar] “Are You Positively Impacting Campus Culture? The NY Times defines campus culture as a “powerful source of socialization” which can affect “peer norms and habitual participation in routine practices.” Knowing this, institutions have several proven methods to positively impact their campus culture. One of the most powerful methods is first year and ongoing prevention…

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National Suicide Prevention Month | 6 Action Steps

September is National Suicide Prevention Month – organizations, such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the National Alliance of Mental Illness, and individuals across the world raise awareness for suicide prevention. While colleges and universities have made valiant efforts with increasing resources and awareness at their institutions, suicide is still the second most common cause of…

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FERPA | What Every Employee Should Know

While the free flow of information is a hallmark of the college and university experience, there are several categories of information that shouldn’t be shared in order to safeguard student privacy and to comply with the law. In 1974, lawmakers signed the Buckley Amendment, more commonly known as the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act…

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California SB 1343: What You Need to Know

California lawmakers have recently passed new legislation, SB 1343, to modify sexual harassment prevention and abusive conduct training for organizations. Since 2005, all public employers and private employers (with 50 or more employees) had to provide supervisory employees within six months of assuming the role and at least every two years. This legislation was known…

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Pennsylvania Act 16: What You Need to Know

In June 2019, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf furthered his “It’s On Us” campaign by signing Act 16 into law, which requires colleges and universities to review and adopt policy on sexual harassment and violence as well as implement an online reporting system within a year. “The reluctance of assault victims to report these acts to…

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Ensuring ADA Compliance Campus-Wide

Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been around for thirty years, institutions are still taken to court for not fully complying with ADA requirements – resulting in heavy fines. Complying with ADA can be complex and time-consuming, but it’s critical that all campus members are ensured the same opportunities as their counterparts. In…

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The 60-Day Comment Period is Over | What’s Next for Title IX?

What You Should Know About the Proposed Title IX Revisions In 2017, Secretary Betsy Devos, at the helm of the Department of Education (DOE), rescinded the previous administration’s 2011 guidance on Title IX, also known as the Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), with the promise that revisions for the legislation would be released soon. The purpose of…

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