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Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

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Harassment Handbook, Jovon Bell, Kevin Blanch, Vashon Broadnax, Dallas Cline, Candi Lee Apr 2009

Harassment Handbook, Jovon Bell, Kevin Blanch, Vashon Broadnax, Dallas Cline, Candi Lee

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Harassment presents itself as a challenging annoyance, which most everyone will have to confront over a period of time. As defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, harassment is commonly transferred via some type of unwelcome communicated behavior, which includes discrimination (2007). There are several motives for which harassment can occur, including race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and disability. Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 are two federal discrimination laws that help protect residents of the United States from occurrences including both discrimination and harassment, that ...


Liability: How To Stay Out Of Court, Stephanie Keene, Emily Dillard, Kyanna Coffee, Jeremy Jenkins Apr 2009

Liability: How To Stay Out Of Court, Stephanie Keene, Emily Dillard, Kyanna Coffee, Jeremy Jenkins

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Liability can be defined as being held legally responsible for an incident that may occur. As student affairs professionals, one must be very cautious as to stay out of court. Every word or action a student affairs professional does may be scrutinized and twisted to make them or their given university legally responsible for any adverse incidents that they may have had some involvement with. Incidents which student affairs professionals may be held responsible for can range anywhere from student deaths to expulsion/removal from school and much more. This handbook is designed to better educate you about liability and ...