Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HEDL 520 - Legal Issues in Higher Education

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to laws and legal issues that impact higher education. By the end of the course, students should have a substantive understanding of the broad regulatory landscape impacting colleges and universities, both public and private, and be able to recognize when a legal issue presents itself in situations involving students, faculty, or administration. An exploration of the legal frameworks that impact the administration of postsecondary educational institutions will be a focus. Legal issues pertaining to the various constituents of colleges and universities - students, faculty, and administrators will constitute the major focus of this course.

Credits: 3