Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Title IX and opened a 60 day comment period. NASPA members and the student affairs community have long awaited the NPRM promised by Secretary DeVos since September 2017 when she rescinded guidance set by the Obama administration and released interim guidance.
We are pleased to announce the our launch of the new Culture of Respect website. This updated website clearly communicates our mission: to build the capacity of educational institutions to end sexual violence through ongoing, expansive organizational change. We hope that through the new site, institutions of higher education, as well as secondary schools – […]
NASPA Board Chair Dr. Penny Rue and Culture of Respect Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman discuss the current climate around sexual violence, Title IX, and the work that Wake Forest University has done with the Culture of Respect Collective to refine, improve and expand their institutional efforts to address violence. Be part of the conversation as we consider the role of colleges and universities in acting as agents of change in this decisive moment.
Read about the work of the Croton-Harmon Schools Culture of Respect Task Force, and how they are using the CORE Blueprint to direct their district-wide efforts to promote student health and safety.
Monica Nixon, Assistant Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice; Allison Tombros Korman, Senior Director, Culture of Respect; and Jill Dunlap, Director of Research and Policy, share their perspectives on the national sexual violence conversation and where we go from here.
In October, NASPA staff met with the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to discuss the financial impact of those proposed changes to Title IX on institutions, student affairs professionals and ultimately students. This blog outlines what OMB is and how that office interacts with Title IX regulations.
Listen to this free PreventConnect webinar, where Culture of Respect staff and current Collective participants talk about the Collective and its benefits, and how this comprehensive and targeted approach to institutional change has strengthened campus communities together as they work to end sexual violence. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and learn how to apply for a new Collective class.
As headlines about Dr. Blasey Ford’s anticipated testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee flood our newsfeeds, Brandeis University professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies Anita Hill offers advice to the Senate about how to avoid mistakes of the 1991 Justice Clarence Thomas hearings.
College and university leaders can play a big role: does your institution look at Title IX and Clery with a narrow compliance lens, or can it see them both as an opportunity to transform your campuses, and our world
Senior Director Allison Tombros Korman writes in NASPA’s quarterly Leadership Exchange magazine about how #MeToo is impacting how campuses respond to sexual violence.