ERIC Number: ED194039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
1980 Cumulative Supplement, "Higher Education and the Law".
Edwards, Harry T.; Nordin, Virginia Davis
A 1980 cumulative supplement to the basic text, "Higher Education and the Law," is presented. Contents include: edited reports of five United States Supreme Court cases, important lower court cases, regulations and reports; and citations to numerous law review articles, additional cases, and other secondary sources. The following broad topics are covered: the college or university as a legal entity, faculty rights, student rights, and federal regulation of higher education. Specific issues include the following: legal attributes of private universities, the constitutionally autonomous university, academic freedom, faculty tenure, unionization and collective bargaining, substantive constitutional rights of students, procedural due process for students, equal educational opportunity and racial desegregation, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, constitutional and statutory protections against employment discrimination, affirmative action in employment, the Equal Pay Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, student loans, and the Copyright Law Revision of 1976. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, College Desegregation, College Faculty, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Copyrights, Court Litigation, Court Role, Due Process, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Laws, Legal Education, Legal Responsibility, Loan Repayment, Privacy, Private Colleges, Salary Wage Differentials, Student Loan Programs, Student Rights, Tenure, Unions
Harvard University, Institute for Educational Management, Gutman Library, Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Inst. for Educational Management.
Identifiers: Copyright Law 1976; Equal Pay Act 1963; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 1974; Rehabilitation Act 1973; Title IX Education Amendments 1972