Latest News from the Clery Center for Security On Campus

Collaborative Membership Benefits
LEARNING ($6,240 total value)Free members-only workshops and program eventsUp to 3 free registrations for an in-person Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar (and 20% discount on additional registrations)Up to 5 free registrations for the Clery Center’s Online Clery Act Training Course (and 20% discount on additional registrations) Free Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training video and supplemental materialsFree Responsible Employee Training video and supplemental materialsFree access to the Clery Center’s live and recorded webinars, including quarterly members-only webinar eventsPast topics include “Building the Annual Security Report”, “Title... Read More
Collaborative Program Introductory Webinar Recording
On December 9, 2013, the Clery Center hosted a webinar entitled “Getting Started With the Clery Center Collaborative”. The webinar introduced the Clery Center Collaborative Program (“the Collaborative”), a team-based learning membership program that brings together colleges and universities to build cost-effective, customized, and sustainable approached to campus safety and Clery Act compliance.The Collaborative Pilot Program was launched on July 1, 2013 in Pennsylvania, and expands to a national initiative on January 6, 2013. Membership benefits include in-person learning opprotunities such as exclusive events and discounted trainings;... Read More
Collaborative - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is the Clery Center Collaborative Program? The Collaborative is a team-based learning membership program that brings together colleges and universities to build cost-effective, customized, and sustainable approaches to campus safety and Clery Act compliance.Through a series of membership benefits – including high-quality tools, resources, and trainings – the Collaborative aims to improve working relationships between and within institutions of higher education as they to build safer campus communities.2. I learned about the Collaborative through a state or higher education association. What is their role in the Collaborative Program... Read More
Collaborative Members
Adelphi University Alvernia UniversityBaptist Health College Little RockBarnard CollegeBloomsburg University of PABon Secours Memorial College of NursingBrown UniversityBryn Mawr CollegeCabrini UniversityCalifornia Institute of TechnologyCalifornia Polytechnic State University - San Luis ObispoCalifornia State Polytechnic University - PomonaCalifornia State University - BakersfieldCalifornia State University - Channel IslandsCalifornia State University - ChicoCalifornia State University - Dominguez HillsCalifornia State University - East BayCalifornia State University - FresnoCalifornia State University - FullertonCalifornia State... Read More
Collaborative - Program Outcomes & Impact
We built the Collaborative to help solve common problems related to campus safety and Clery Act compliance. To make sure that the program makes a positive impact in these areas, the Clery Center invests in program evaluation and outcomes measurement efforts to assess how well the program is working for member institutions.In December 2013, the Clery Center received an initial evaluation report from Xero Associates regarding the Collaborative, which surveyed 69% of pilot members via phone interviews and online surveys.  Among the report’s key findings were the following:89% of members reported being either extremely satisfied or very... Read More
Webinar Recording Available
 The webinar recording for, “2013 VAWA Amendments to Clery: What You Need to Know” is now available. In this webinar, presented by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Clery Center’s Alison Kiss and Abigail Boyer:Discuss the 2013 amendments to the Jeanne Clery Act, which afford additional rights to campus victims of sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalkingReview the intersection of requirements between the Clery Act and Title IXOffer multidisciplinary tools, resources, and best practices for complianceExplore how local and national collaboration can aid in prevention and education.If you have any questions... Read More
Post-Conference Report Now Available
The Clery Center for Security On Campus hosted its 2013 Proceeding In Partnership conference on October 16, 2013 in San Antonio, TX. Over 125 participants joined the Clery Center to dialogue with experts and each other about campus safety issues impacting higher education.In an effort to continue this critical dialogue, the Clery Center documented these conversations and key takeaways in its recently-released Proceeding In Partnership Post-Conference Report.Proceeding In Partnership featured presentations and panels of the nation’s leading experts in campus safety, emergency management, and sexual violence. In addition to the day’s... Read More
VAWA Amendments to Clery
Click to download the full infographic.The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) amendments to the Clery Act expand the rights afforded to campus survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. You can access a free PDF checklist, developed by the Clery Center to assist campuses in assessing their compliance with the VAWA amendments to Clery. If you need technical assistance as you evaluate campus processess, please email: the full text of the VAWA amendments here >> Law Enforcement | Institutions must have a policy statement that addresses the jurisdiction of security personnel and... Read More
Key Takeaways from Proceeding in Partnership 2013
On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 the Clery Center hosted its 2013 Proceeding In Partnership conference in San Antonio, Texas. Over 125 participants joined the Clery Center to dialogue with experts and each other about campus safety challenges and opportunities impacting higher education.The day began with a keynote presentation by Kristina Anderson, one of the most critically injured survivors of the April 2007 Virginia Tech tragedy and founder of the Koshka Foundation. Anderson detailed her experience during the active school shooting, as well as her transition back into the university.“I couldn’t control what happened that day, but I could... Read More
Campus Leaders Gather for 2013 Proceeding in Partnership
San Antonio, TX - October 16, 2013 - The Clery Center for Security On Campus, the nation’s leading nonprofit advocate for campus safety, brought together policymakers, university leaders, and campus safety experts for a one-day conference to share promising practices related to campus security and crime prevention at colleges and universities.“We are thrilled to once again be able to provide campus professionals with the opportunity to network and dialogue with leading experts in the field of campus safety through Proceeding in Partnership,” said Abigail Boyer, Assistant Executive Director for Programs, Outreach, and Communications at the... Read More