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ERIC Number: ED056642
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar-29
Pages: 39
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The Law and Higher Education: Where the Action Is! Proceedings of a Conference (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, March 29, 1971).
Diener, Thomas J., Ed.
This report contains 4 addresses given at a conference on higher education and the law in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and includes 2 supporting documents. The first address: "An Overview of the Interaction," by Richard A. Thigpen, discusses: (1) how constitutional standards are made applicable to public and private institutions of higher education; (2) student rights and responsibilities; (3) the legal relationship of the faculty to the institution; and (4) administrative discretion. The 2nd address: "Student Rights and Responsibilities," by D. Parker Young, deals with the legal setting as related to campus life, and the issue of due process for students. The 3rd address: "A Trustee's View of Student Unrest and the College Community," by Henry L. Bowden, deals with the concerns, experiences, and reactions of the trustees of Emory University in Atlanta. The last address: "Remedies for Student Protest," by Fred D. Gray, discusses 5 actions that can be taken to cope with protest: (1) the injunctive process; (2) suits by taxpayers and students not participating in the unrest; (3) arrest; (4) state and federal legislation; and (5) status quo remedies. The 2 documents included are: (1) A Statement of Policy Relative to Dissent Adopted by the Board of Trustees and President of Emory University; and (2) a selected bibliography on instutitional governance and campus unrest. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., University.