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ERIC Number: ED253934
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Hendrickson, Robert M.; Gregory, Dennis E.
Decisions made by federal and state courts during 1983 concerning higher education are reported in this chapter. Issues of employment and the treatment of students underlay the bulk of the litigation. Specific topics addressed in these and other cases included federal authority to enforce regulations against age discrimination and to revoke an institution's tax-exempt status; the application of laws against discrimination in employment; actions affecting the status or pay of nontenured and tenured faculty members; collective bargaining rights of the faculty; the termination of administrators and other personnel; discrimination in student admissions; the assessment of nonresident tuition; student financial aid; students' first amendment rights; the dismissal of students for disciplinary and academic reasons; the provision of transportation to disabled students; the application of athletic association regulations; liability claims involving personal injury, workers' compensation and contract liability; and the right of the National Collegiate Athletic Association to control the telecasting of football games. (PGD)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Athletics, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Admission, College Faculty, College Students, Contracts, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Dismissal (Personnel), Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Expulsion, Federal Regulation, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Personnel, Sex Discrimination, Student Financial Aid, Student Transportation, Tenure, Tuition, Workers Compensation
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: First Amendment
Note: Chapter 8 of: The Yearbook of School Law, 1984 (EA 017 500).