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

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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

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

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.