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 CopyrightContracts may be very basic; for example, an offer letter from the college stating a position title and a wage or salary may, upon ... whether written or oral, and the provisions in employee manuals or policies, clearly represent the institutiona#39;s actual intent ... In other cases, courts have allowed employees asserting that they were terminated for improper reasons to state tort claims for wrongful discharge.

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


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