ERIC Number: ED148256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Governing Board and Administrator Liability. ERIC/Higher Education Research Report No. 9.
Hendrickson, Robert M.; Mangum, Ronald Scott
Matters of legal liability that are of concern to institutions of higher education are discussed in some detail in language for the layman. Among the subjects discussed are: the development of charitable corporations, and immunity prerogatives; the traditional bases of legal liability; liability for the new torts, including violation of constitutional rights, employment and promotion of academic staff, admission, student- and faculty-related liability and administrator and trustee problems, and other university practices involving discrimination; and forms of protection from liability, including immunity, idemnification, insurance, and legal counsel. Illustrations are drawn from recent and historical court cases. A bibliography is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, Admission Criteria, Bibliographies, College Admission, College Faculty, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Educational Discrimination, Faculty Promotion, Governing Boards, Higher Education, Institutional Role, Insurance, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Nonprofit Organizations, Personnel Selection, Promotion (Occupational), Sex Discrimination, Student College Relationship, Teacher Selection, Torts, Trustees
Publications Department, American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education.
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