In Rules on Campus Sexual Violence, Education Dept. Emphasizes Training

October 17, 2014

By Max Lewontin at The Chronicle of Higher Education

New federal rules issued on Monday aim to make campuses safer by requiring colleges to train students and employees on preventing sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. The rules also include new categories for identifying hate crimes (gender identity and national origin) and specify that students can choose advisers, including lawyers, to accompany them in campus disciplinary proceedings...