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

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A Legal Guide For University Admissions Offices: How To Stay Out Of Court, Marrissa Bryant, Christian Montgomery, Hillary Smith Oct 2015

A Legal Guide For University Admissions Offices: How To Stay Out Of Court, Marrissa Bryant, Christian Montgomery, Hillary Smith

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Staying Out Of Hot Water: A Legal Guidebook On Hazingstaying, Jasmine Kelly, Alex Kennedy, Keira Martin, George Woodard Oct 2015

Staying Out Of Hot Water: A Legal Guidebook On Hazingstaying, Jasmine Kelly, Alex Kennedy, Keira Martin, George Woodard

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Alcohol And Substance Abuse In Higher Education: Suggestions For Student Affairs Professionals, Emma Charpentier, Andrew L. Cullen, Bryan Hamann, Samantha Mallory Oct 2014

Alcohol And Substance Abuse In Higher Education: Suggestions For Student Affairs Professionals, Emma Charpentier, Andrew L. Cullen, Bryan Hamann, Samantha Mallory

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Legal Implications Of Student-Based Relationships In Higher Education, Lisa Brun, Zachary Inman Oct 2014

Legal Implications Of Student-Based Relationships In Higher Education, Lisa Brun, Zachary Inman

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Religion And Higher Education: Concerns And Solutions, Vanessa David, Ethan Sykes Oct 2013

Religion And Higher Education: Concerns And Solutions, Vanessa David, Ethan Sykes

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Legal Considerations: Student Activities, Organizations & Greek Life, John Sanders Nov 2012

Legal Considerations: Student Activities, Organizations & Greek Life, John Sanders

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Orientation And Residence Life: Legal Considerations, Cady Denton, Samuel Earls, Nikki N. Eversole, Robin Hume, Stephanie Lott, Kathryn Looft Oct 2012

Orientation And Residence Life: Legal Considerations, Cady Denton, Samuel Earls, Nikki N. Eversole, Robin Hume, Stephanie Lott, Kathryn Looft

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Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Adrianne Browing, Kimberly Kubicek, Sarah Rigsby, John Roberts Dec 2010

Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Adrianne Browing, Kimberly Kubicek, Sarah Rigsby, John Roberts

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Crisis Management in higher education is often unpredictable. It requires immediate decision making and quick resolution based on the outcome of an event that has taken place. Institutions have an obligation to reduce uncertainty in the event of crisis and to mitigate the circumstances of potential volatile situations. A crisis management policy should be established and implemented in order to provide a safe and healthy environment for all. In the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy, a report was provided to the President of Virginia Tech that stated “a strong, vibrant and supportive community is essential in ensuring a safe ...


Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Erin Jozwiak, Heather Thomas, Jackie Pillow, George Taylor Ii Dec 2010

Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Erin Jozwiak, Heather Thomas, Jackie Pillow, George Taylor Ii

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It is hard to believe that over a century ago business professionals, educators, high school and college students were writing letters with a pen and ink, making telephone calls on a land line phone, and physically making home visits to family and friends. In today’s society, texting has replaced phone calls, picture and video messaging has replaced face to face conversation, emails has replaced letter writing and social networking is changing the face of how electronic communication is viewed along and administered.

Electronic communication has led the way in this new millennium of communication and because technology is changing ...


Religion: How To Stay Out Of Court, Kenneth Akers, Sara Rotramel, Jorge Wellmann Dec 2010

Religion: How To Stay Out Of Court, Kenneth Akers, Sara Rotramel, Jorge Wellmann

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In the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, it reads that, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” This single sentence, the Establishment Clause, is the backbone of religious freedom in the United States, and with its several annotations it has given shape and breadth to the concept of religion in America, more specifically our topic, i ...


Staying Out Of Court: Leadership Factors For Consideration As Higher Education Administrators, Steven R. Briggs Dec 2010

Staying Out Of Court: Leadership Factors For Consideration As Higher Education Administrators, Steven R. Briggs

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Higher education leaders have a tremendous responsibility as it relates to legal concerns. This guidebook is intended to assist leaders in higher education by providing factors for which administrators serving in a student affairs or higher education leadership role should consider. This guidebook is designed to offer five recommendations for best practices. The guidebook will also review the 2007 rape and murder of a Eastern Michigan University student in demonstrating how leaders at this institution failed to follow these five factors of best practice and thus providing examples of negligence or tort liability, which has best been defined as civil ...


Are You Personally Liable? What Student Affairs Professionals Should Know, Karla Perez-Velez Apr 2009

Are You Personally Liable? What Student Affairs Professionals Should Know, Karla Perez-Velez

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Understanding an institution’s policies and laws of the state where the institution is located, student affairs professionals can better protect themselves against personal liability. The purpose of this chapter is to provide a description of potential sources of liability, background on immunity and relevant cases, and suggestions on how institutional employees may protect themselves from personal liability suits.


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

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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 ...


The Ginsburg Group: Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Jennifer Ballard, Lee Maglinger, Alisha Orosz, Mandy Skinner, Kevin Thomas Apr 2009

The Ginsburg Group: Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Jennifer Ballard, Lee Maglinger, Alisha Orosz, Mandy Skinner, Kevin Thomas

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For professionals in higher education, it is our responsibility to stay on top of the ever changing landscape of technology at our colleges and universities. In order to provide the best and most convenient services, it is our objective to continue to expand the walls of higher education into the global boundaries of technology. For the purpose of this paper, the Ginsburg Group has focused on five different areas regarding the use of technology. In these areas, the information provided is our thoughts and best advice in how institutions of higher learning can avoid the courtroom. The following pages will ...


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

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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 ...


The Abcs Of Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Lorna Hollowell, Kendra Leveridge, Andrew Rash, Robin Rathje, Gary Wiser Apr 2009

The Abcs Of Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Lorna Hollowell, Kendra Leveridge, Andrew Rash, Robin Rathje, Gary Wiser

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Advice about Crisis Management is what this handbook is all about. We have comprised a handbook to hopefully help you stay out of court. We call it the ABC’s of CRISIS MANAGEMENT. Since it is imperative that one must advise properly, there is a need to have the skill of knowing what type of advice one renders. The key explanation of these types of advice lies in the audience or recipients of the advice. Our goal is to keep you out of court throughout a crisis.