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Which institutions have the highest number of reported campus crimes?

Twenty-seven institutions from 16 states reported 145 or more campus crimes in 2022, according to a new report compiled from U.S. Department of Education data.

Schools need faster emergency response technology. What’s the holdup?

Despite the swiftness with which a shooting can occur, institutions have been slow to update their security systems, frustrating vendors who believe higher education leaders are letting practical campus solutions run right through their fingertips. 

How policymakers are confronting antisemitism amid growing verbal and physical attacks on campuses

Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. have increased 388% since Oct. 7, compared to the same time last year, according to the Anti-Defamation League. Much of this activity has occurred at some of the nation's most well-regarded institutions.

Middle East conflict continues to stir backlash, compromise safety across college campuses

From students all the way up to leadership, college and university community members who've spoken out on the Hamas-Israel conflict have faced intense backlash, further embroiling college campuses in an incendiary humanitarian crisis overseas.

How a “culture of silence” at Liberty U prompted a federal investigation

A Clery Act investigation by the Education Department suggests the Christian university discouraged people from reporting crimes and underreported the claims it received. Undermined allegations of sexual violence reached the top of administration, according to investigators.

Here are 2 campus safety measures colleges are buying into

Institutions are displaying a revamped focus to strengthen student safety measures, many of which are bolstered by emerging technologies.

How should colleges respond to the recent surge in swatting incidents?

Since the beginning of April, at least 27 higher education institutions have received calls about an active shooter, a hostage situation or a bomb threat, only to discover they were fake or unfounded once police arrived on the scene. Some officials believe we need to change our conception of swatting incidents entirely.

Temple University leadership is under fire yet again for these 3 reasons

Following President Jason Wingard's resignation last month, more than 80% of the university's faculty union cast a vote of no confidence in their Provost and Board of Trustee chair.

Educators are on the frontlines for campus emergencies and they need help

From active shooter emergencies to extreme weather events, the need for advanced campus safety technology has never been greater and the stakes have never been higher.

West Virginia is the latest state to allow concealed guns on campus

West Virginia University and Marshall University presidents E. Gordon Gee and Brad D. Smith signed a joint letter publicly opposing the bill, suggesting campus carry should be decided by the schools' Board of Governors—not the state. 

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