Faced with the pandemic and the country's racial reckoning, students' mental health is suffering. To succeed, they'll need support from people who understand them.
Institutions already struggle to get students to abide by safety policies, particularly those governing alcohol use. The Covid-19 health restrictions will be even harder to enforce.
Colleges have been criticized for empty statements in response to the death of George Floyd. These leaders are taking action. Â
Outrage over offensive online language and videos is prompting swift action.
The rules fill more than 2,000 pages, so itâs not surprising that they puzzled many college officials. The 10 we interviewed focused on policies for hearings, cross-examination, mandatory reporting, and more.
By August 14, they will be required to hold live hearings and allow cross-examination in sexual-misconduct cases, under rules issued on Wednesday by the Education Department.
Vulnerable students lost their affirming communities when they left campus. Professors and administrators are offering remote support.
Young adults are back in their childhood bedrooms, missing out on the social aspects of spring semester. That hasnât stopped them from trying to preserve beloved traditions.
As colleges shrink campus operations, many student employees are out of work. Some administrators are trying to keep students on the payroll.
Title IX officials say theyâll try to do hearings and investigations remotely. But students worry about the psychological toll of waiting weeks or months for a resolution.