The Law of Higher Education

The Law of Higher Education

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Based on the fourth edition of The Law of Higher Educationa€”the indispensable guide to law that bears on the provision of higher educationa€”this Student Edition provides an up-to-date reference and guide for coursework in higher education law. It also provides a guide for programs that help prepare higher education administrators for leadership roles. This important reference is organized into five main parts Perspectives and Foundations; The College and Its Governing Board and Staff; The College and Its Faculty; The College and Its Students; and The College and the Outside World. Each part includes the sections of the full fourth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction, for example: The evolution and reach of higher education law The governance of higher education Legal planning and dispute resolution The interrelationships between law and policy The college and its employees Faculty employment and tenure Academic freedom Campus issues: student safety, racial and sexual harassment, affirmative action, computer networks, services for international students Student misconduct Freedom of speech, hate speech Student rights, responsibilities, and activities fees Athletics and Title IX CopyrightThe college may have a faculty handbook that discusses faculty governance rights and responsibilities, or it may have a detailed, ... 1996), for example, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled that faculty at Regent University did not have tenure.

Title:The Law of Higher Education
Author:William A. Kaplin, Barbara A. Lee
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-03-08


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