Laws and Legislation

Title IX - Laws + Legislation

April 2011 “Dear Colleague” Letter
From the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Fact Sheet
This 1994 federal legislation's comprehensive approach to violence against women combined tough new provisions to hold offenders accountable with programs to provide services for the victims of such violence.

Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act)
The Campus SaVE Act seeks to address the violence women face on campus and requires that incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking be disclosed in annual campus crime statistic reports.

Title IX
A portion of the United States Education Amendments of 1972, stating (in part) that: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

U.S. Department of Education - Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence

Not Alone
Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.

Not Alone: The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault (April 2014)

Emmanuel College Campus Security Reporting
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act, more commonly known as the Clery Act, Emmanuel College publishes an annual report every year by October 1st that contains three years of campus crime and fire safety statistics and certain campus security policy statements. 

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Featured Faculty: Rebecca Moryl

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Petros Vamvakas is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies and Peace Studies Programs. His work focuses on security and democratization, as well as issues related to identity and race in politics throughout the Americas. As part of his teaching, he has escorted groups of students to Crete, Greece, and will be bringing a group of students to Cuba.

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