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ERIC Number: ED148256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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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)
Publications Department, American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: 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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