Risk Management

With Storm Gone, RI Colleges To Resume Classes

College and university officials in Rhode Island say schools largely escaped damage from Superstorm Sandy and that classes will resume Wednesday.

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Posting A Threat

Recognizing and responding to threats of violence made via social media

In the wake of the Colorado movie theater shooting and noting the social media clues that appeared beforehand, college and university leaders are taking threats of violence posted to social media very seriously.

Case in point: Kent State University (Ohio) charged 19-year-old student William Koberna with a felony charge of inducing panic and a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing for tweeting, “I’m shooting up your school ASAP” and threats to the college president. Koberna’s tweets came five days after the Colorado massacre.

Colleges, Universities React To 'Superstorm'

Hurricane Sandy has resulted in hazardous winter conditions across the state, meaning many school-aged children are home for the day — unless they're students at the state's two largest universities.

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In Preparation of Hurricane Sandy

Colleges and universities along the eastern seaboard are bracing for the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Sandy.

4 University Of Michigan Public Safety Failures That Contributed To 6-Month Child-Porn Reporting Delay

In winter 2011 University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman learned that at least eight officials failed to timely report a pediatrician caught looking at child pornography while at work.

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Students Behind Miami U Rape Poster Could Face Felony Charges

The disturbing flier at Miami University that offered pointers on how to get away with rape might result in criminal charges against the students who are now being investigated by campus police and prosecutors.

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Texas Southern U Hazing Review Complete, Marching Band Resumes

Texas Southern University has lifted the suspension of its marching band after an internal hazing review led to 19 students sanctioned.

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Miami U Flier: 'Top Ten Ways To Get Away With Rape'

A flier posted in the men's restroom at a Miami University freshman co-ed dorm offered pointers on the “Top Ten Ways to Get Away with Rape,” from slipping roofies into a girl’s drink to drug her to slitting her throat so she can’t identify her attacker.

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Petition For 'Less Lethal' Force On U of South Alabama Campus Gains Signatures, Still No Sign Of University Response

The people at Change.org are pitching in to promote a petition to get University of South Alabama police more training in the use of "less lethal" force in the wake of the shooting death of Gil Collar, 18.

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