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How safe are Nashville's universities? See how they compare in our campus crime map

Clery Act continues to hold Penn State, other universities accountable for sexual assaults

Crime on campus has rebounded. Experts say it's no problem, but some parents still worry

Penn community gathers to ‘Take Back the Night’ with rally against sexual violence

Liberty University will pay $14 million, the largest fine ever levied under the federal Clery Act


Sex Cult Survivors Accuse Sarah Lawrence of Negligence: ‘They Failed Us’

Federal Hazing Legislation Gains Broad Support Among Stakeholders

Penn State denied students access to campus crime data. A student wants a federal investigation

A well-kept secret on many campuses, Congress pulls hazing into spotlight

Senate bill would require colleges to report hazing incidents

Cassidy introduces bipartisan Stop Hazing Act

Anti-hazing bill 'would have saved my son's life,' Max Gruver's father says

'Senseless' and 'stupid': College hazing targeted in new bill

Liquor law violations spike after COVID-related drop: annual report

How public policy at the state and federal levels is working to combat hazing

Rider honors Gary and Julie DeVercelly with Sesquicentennial Medal of Honor

Rider hazing death covered in new docuseries

DeVercelly family returns to Rider University, speaks of the dangers of hazing

With new semester on college campuses, hazing season begins, but state safeguards remain uneven

U.S. Dept. of Education’s program review highlights Liberty University’s safety shortcomings

UNM is noncompliant with crime transparency law

UW Green Dot Program Finalist for National Campus Safety Award

Northwestern football scandal shines spotlight on hazing

UF defends decision to remove years of campus crime data online

College students have never had a roadmap for navigating sexual assault — until now


Department of Education interagency task force on sexual violence in education 90-day report

'Something has to change': UNC mother advocates for change about when alerts are sent for on-campus sex crimes

Analysis: A week of unspeakable tragedy and unanswered questions

UVA mourns shooting deaths of three students

Students mostly feel safe on college campuses, but not equally so

Student safety wishes: visible security, brighter walkways, more crime prevention

Internal investigation finds University of Iowa not in compliance with Clery Act

Combatting campus sexual violence: what students and admins can do to protect themselves and others


Would these people classify as campus security authorities?

Rape at OSU: survivors and the Title IX process

Research finds 82 percent of American college students are concerned about their personal safety

Jessica Mertz from Clery Center discusses campus safety as a community responsibility

Demystifying hate crime prevention and response on college campuses

Safety tips for college students

How Ohio presidents are trying to stop hazing before fall

Yards for Yeardly continues

12 questions to ask about campus safety

How safe is Cal Poly at night? Dark areas and story of Kristin Smart worry some students.

Long after Kristin Smart’s disappearance, campus dangers remain. Here’s why.

LSU under federal investigation for ‘safety practices’ after sexual assault complaints


Student safety, well-being in focus following deadly shooting at a Texas university

University ‘amnesty’ policy does not immunize students from legal consequences

Lehigh under Clery review

Clery Center’s response to ‘Clery Act wastes college and university resources’

Thirty years in, the Clery Center continues to combat campus sexual assault and violence

In midst of COVID-19, universities must remain compliant with Clery Act

University awaits Department of Education’s verdict on Clery Act deficiencies


Jessica Mertz to leave post as director of Penn Violence Prevention in May

FAQ: What the Clery Act is, why UNC was in violation and why it matters

Texas State University says it misreported campus crime numbers

Universities more rigorously reporting sexual assaults

Columbia says it abides by federal law for reporting hate crimes. Students and experts argue that compliance is not always enough.

Annual UW report shows hate crime reports have dropped, while sex crime reports have increased

Texas State significantly underreported sexual assaults in past years

As Jess Mertz departs from Penn, she leaves behind a legacy of fighting sexual violence

Crime levels rise but fewer drug violations reported

Despite #MeToo era, most top colleges share little on sexual assaults

What students should consider about campus safety, wellness

Safety, sexual violence prevention receive federal support

In a nation paralyzed by ‘active shooter’ situations, local colleges have to balance informing students and curbing fear

Slain University of Utah student asked campus police for help multiple times with no results

UW-Eau Claire Police discuss campus safety

UNC Chapel Hill disregards Clery Act, a US campus safety law

The Clery Act and campus safety are about heart, not just compliance

Are 3 local community colleges crime-free?

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Report finds increase in sexual assault on campus

Why UC didn’t notify community of shooting steps away from campus

Report shows fewer hate crimes, increase in sexual assaults on UW-Madison campus

Students say Barnard and Columbia failed to warn them about rising crime in Morningside Park

TXST working to address misreported info in annual security report

‘Students deserve to be heard’: UW-La Crosse student shares new details on harassment claim response

Investigation into date rape drugs at UCSB fraternity

Sexual assault incidents reveal need for increased communication at schools

Report: Michigan State violated Clery Act over Nassar, other crime reporting

Former Kent State student indicted for rape, four other felonies

Penn State under fire for not sending text alert after off-campus shooting

Title IX coordinator says student complaints, not lack of training, was primary reason for Pomona Advocates’ suspension

Small businesses on 63rd Street affected by local crime


Legal experts: Yale may have violated Clery Act

University of Montana takes steps to improve campus safety

The Master’s University demonstrates failure to report sexual assault under Clery Act

‘It’s hard to find good in Carolina’: A look inside reporting sexual assault under Title IX

UMBC starting ‘Retriever Courage’ initiative to track commitments made in wake of lawsuit alleging sexual assault cover-ups

UCSB has highest 2018 campus crime rates compared to Cal Poly, Davis and Fresno

Clery Center celebrates 30 years of safer campuses

Clery Center launches Kristin’s Krusade®: A dating violence prevention initiative in memory of Kristin Mitchell

OSU reports sexual assault data to Clery Act

University of Montana assessed $1M Clery Act fine

The Clery Act: Crime alerts, emergency notifications, timely warnings

Annual safety report raises awareness for campus safety

Fewer rapes reported at VCU while University of Richmond sees slight uptick

The superheroes of the campus

Annual security reports are due soon! How well do you know your Clery “stuff”?

Norfolk State University changes crime reporting after 10 On Your Side investigation

Towson University releases crime reports, some incidents in past years undercounted


The Clery Act: An inside look at Josoph Henry

Campus rapes more than doubled in 2016, Ohio State reports

Clery Act fines increase per violation

Clery Act has prompted positive changes in campus public safety

5 Title IX changes announced by Department of Education

University of Jamestown to appeal $210,000 fine for violations


Education Department’s historic sanction against Penn State for Clery violations, Sandusky’s abuse

Looking deeper into the Clery Act: An ‘abbreviated snapshot’ of crimes on FMU’s campus

2016 marks 30th anniversary of Clery’s death


OCR’s Lhamon to speak at Clery Center event

Clery Act unfair to students accused of campus rape, critics say

Opposition to Safe Campus Act continues (update)

Chris Houtz receives Jeanne Clery Award for campus safety

Family fights for changes to community college safety policies


Steve Miller: Clery Act requires colleges to report campus crime, but secrecy still happens

University moves Clery Act training online

Attempted rape, choking of Lehigh University student brings attention to off-campus safety


Yale fined $165,000 for Clery Act violations