October 22, 2014
On Oct. 20, 2014, the Department of Education issued new regulations implementing changes to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). The regulations are massive, set out in 227 pages of the Federal Register, and they take effect on July 1, 2015. All colleges and universities receiving federal funds are affected. The following are a few of the highlights from the regulations:
For more information about these regulations or related issues, such as the handling of sexual misconduct allegations or Title IX or Clery Act compliance, please contact a member of the McGuireWoods Title IX team.
The Title IX Team is part of the firm’s education team, which helps higher education institutions, K-12 schools, school boards, foundations, and endowments address virtually every type of issue they face.