Resources for Higher Education

Staying up-to-date on the latest trends and compliance regulations facing higher education professionals can seem like a full time job. This collection of white papers provides a quick snapshot of some of the most relevant information in the higher education industry today.

Developing a Clery Compliance Committee

Historically, the burden of complying with the Clery Act has been largely relegated to the campus police or public safety department because schools have narrowly viewed this Federal law to be limited to disclos­ing crime statistics. In reality, the complexities of the law reach across multiple offices and administrative divisions within an institution. The Federal government expects institutions to manage their compliance ac­tivities using a collaborative approach.

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Violence Against Women Act

On October 20, 2014, the Department of Education published final regulations to implement the statutory changes to the Clery Act resulting from the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. This whitepaper highlights key takeaways gleaned from comparing the draft regulations published on June 20, 2014 in the Federal Register and the final regulations published on October 20, 2014.

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Issuing Timely Warning Notices for Non-Stranger Rapes

Timely Warning Notices serve as an alert of an incident or conditions that could possibly represent a threat to the campus community. This whitepaper focuses on the university's responsibility to report cases of non-stranger rape and provides best practices and policies for issuing Timely Warning Notices.

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Classifying Burglaries Under the Clery Act

This white paper, presented by STANLEY Security, is designed to aid educational institutions in properly classifying and counting burglaries which are required to be disclosed in the institution’s Annual Security Report per the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (i.e., the Clery Act).

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The Resurgence of Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

Complying with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act is critical for any higher education institution that receives federal funding.

In this white paper written by the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP), you’ll learn key tips for staying in compliance and submitting a thorough biennial review.

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