U.S. Department Of Education Increases Fines For Violating Jeanne Clery Act Campus Safety Law To $54,789 – Huffington Post

The U.S. Department of Education increased fines for violations of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to $54,789 on April 20, 2017, which is more than double the original amount of $25,000. While the Clery Act is perhaps best known for requiring institutions of higher education to report crime statistics, it also contains requirements addressing sexual violence and emergency management among other things. The law, originally enacted in 1990 as an amendment to Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is named in memory of student Jeanne Clery, who was raped and murdered at Lehigh University on April 5, 1986. (read more)

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