The law of higher education is an expansive practice area, encompassing everything from aviation law to zoning law and everything in between. Hundreds of federal laws and thousands of federal regulations govern college and university operations, in addition to state laws and System, board, and institutional policies. On top of that, colleges and universities are unique institutions with distinctive legal considerations and customs. Tenure, shared governance, academic freedom, FERPA, and student conduct, just to name a few, are concepts that are not found in the corporate setting but are central to college and university operations.This online course, delivered by NACUA member veterans, is designed for lawyers who are new to higher education. Whether you have been practicing for 3 years or 20 years, the course will acquaint you to topics such as:
- Faculty Issues
- Federal Anti-Discrimination Law
- Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
- International Issues
- College and University Contracts
- The Clery Act
- Student Conduct
- Research Compliance
Who Should Participate?
This course is designed for NACUA member attorneys who are new to higher education law. Based on historic data from past Lawyers New to Higher Education offerings, the typical registrant may have been practicing law in a different field before transitioning to higher education legal practice.
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*NACUA may contact non-members directly to notify them about the status of their registration and to gather additional information, if necessary. NACUA reserves the right to cancel your registration for this online course if you are not eligible for participation in the course or member discount.
Course registration and access may not be shared with others. Each person must register individually to access and participate in the course.
- Please note that live events will not be recorded
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