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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rules to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

The Obama Administration today announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). That law and the new rule strengthen the Clery Act to more effectively address, and ultimately reduce, sexual violence on college...
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Take Part in Everyone Matters

We invite your participation in Everyone Matters , an important diversity and inclusion campaign advocating for EVERYONE’S right to be who that person wishes to be – whatever their race, socioeconomic status, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, ability, worldview, faith and religion, or ethnicity. The campaign empowers students and has the potential to reduce bullying by promoting...
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The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s Fellows

We would like to congratulate Sumun L. Pendakur, Ed.D. , Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity at Harvey Mudd College, and Ande Diaz, Ph.D. , Associate Provost for Diversity & Organizational Development at Allegheny College, for being selected to participate in The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s (NADOHE)
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#ACPA15 Registration Rates are Now More Global and Inclusive

As we continue to expand access to ACPA Convention to a global population, it is necessary to offer a more inclusive registration structure that increases attendance opportunities. Early registration pricing is lower, and Convention attendees are encouraged to begin planning in advance to reduce their total conference costs. Early registration runs from the beginning of the 2014 Convention...
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Women's Equality Day

Today (August 26) is Women's Equality Day. That day was designated in 1971 through the activism of Congresswoman Bella Abzug. Bella chose to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. The first women’s rights convention, in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, was the official start of that struggle. 72 years later, the 19th...