The U.S. Department of Education will launch an investigation into whether Penn State University failed to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act in response to allegations of sex offenses by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Texas Tech administrators are promising to take action with off-campus crime.
Chancellor Kent Hance and President Guy Bailey said they are planning on implementing a special task force this fall to determine what can be done to help ensure students are educated about off-campus crime.
“We need to make sure we do everything possible for the protection of our students,” Hance said, “not only on campus but also off campus.”
The concern for students’ safety is stemming from......[Click here for more]
The hunt for the letter
By Ioanna Makris and Henry Ramos
Texas Tech was audited by the U.S. Department of Education from 2002 to 2003 regarding the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or the Clery Act.
Ronny Wall, associate general counsel at Tech, said the audit occurred after a former employee complained to the Department of Education, alleging Tech was not complying with the act’s requirements......[Click here for more]