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Amicus Brief and Motion to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
6/24/2020Brief submitted to the District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by 18 state attorneys general.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Title IX; Campus Safety; Sexual Assault
Type:
Amicus Brief
Request for Delay in Implementing the Final Title IX Rule
6/10/2020Letter from 15 higher education association presidents to Education Secretary Betsy Devos requesting a delay in implementing the final Title IX rule, which is scheduled to go into effect Aug. 14.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Sexual Assault
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary of the Key Provisions of the Final Title IX Rule
5/14/2020An outline of the key provisions of the Department of Education's final rule on Title IX sexual assault on campus, which goes into effect Aug. 14, 2020.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Regulation; Title IX; Sexual Assault; Campus Safety
Type:
Issue Brief
Letter to Congress in Support of Research During COVID-19 Pandemic
3/20/2020Letter from ACE, AAU, APLU, and AAMC outlining a four-point strategy to help U.S. universities continue leading in the battle against COVID-19 and ensure that research in other areas can continue.
Topic(s):
Research; Campus Safety; Science and Technology; Research Funding
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments to NASA on Sexual Harassment Reporting Requirements
8/16/2019From ACE and six other higher education institutions in response to the July 17, 2019 Federal Register notice on “Reporting Requirements Regarding Findings of Sexual Harassment, other Forms of Harassment, or Sexual Assault.”
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment; Sexual Assault; Campus Safety; Science and Technology
Type:
Letters and Comments
Testimony to Senate HELP Committee on Addressing Campus Sexual Assault
5/22/2019Anne Meehan, director of Government Relations at ACE, delivered testimony April 2 to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee at a hearing on “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Addressing Campus Sexual Assault and Ensuring Student Safety and Rights.”
Topic(s):
Sexual Assault
Type:
Congressional Testimony
Sexual Violence at Institutions of Higher Education
4/17/2019 
Topic(s):
Sexual Assault
Type:
Report
Comments to the Department of Education on Proposed Title IX Rule
1/30/2019Comments from ACE and 60 other higher education associations on the Department of Education’s proposed Title IX regulations published in the Federal Register in November 2018.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Sexual Assault
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary: Campus Accountability and Safety Act (114th Congress)
4/1/2015This memo addresses provisions in the Campus Accountability and Safety Act relating to matters such as confidential advisors; climate surveys; Clery Act reporting obligations; agreements with law enforcement agencies; definitions; and terminology.
Topic(s):
Campus Safety; Law and Courts
Type:
Bill Summary
Comments on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act
9/5/2014Letter to Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) the campus sexual assault bill introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (S. 2692).
Topic(s):
Legislation; Sexual Assault
Type:
Letters and Comments
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