Distance Education continues to grow in 2014 according to the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Overall enrollment in Distance Education courses has increased by 8.38% since 2013. However, even more telling is the number of students enrolling exclusively in Distance Education courses. This metric has increased 14.90% on the heels of a 6.93% increase in 2013.
The initial round of data required under the Violence Against Women Amendment (VAWA) to the Clery Act was recently released. A total of 2,029 colleges reported 12,171 total offenses under these specific definitions including 3,992 acts of domestic violence, 3,570 acts of dating violence, and 4,609 acts of stalking. This calculates to an average of 140.6 offenses per 100,000 female students.