ERIC Number: ED411497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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A Legal Guide for Student Affairs Professionals.
Kaplin, William A.; Lee, Barbara A.
Today's college campuses offer student affairs divisions a multitude of challenges. Ways in which student affairs professionals can develop the capacities they need to successfully meet a myriad of legal concerns are covered in this text. The book is divided into 12 chapters and covers approximately 200 topics. It organizes and conceptualizes the entire range of legal considerations pertinent to student affairs administration in all kinds of postsecondary institutions. The chapters include: Overview of Postsecondary Education Law (sources of laws and litigation); The College and Trustees, Administrators, and Staff (authority and liability); The Legal Status of Students (student files and records); Admissions and Financial Aid (nondiscrimination and financial aid); The Campus Community (student housing, security, and support services); Academic Policies and Concerns (grades, disabilities, and academic freedom); The Disciplinary Process (grievance, rules, and suspensions); Students' Freedom of Expression (protest, student press, and hate speech); Student Organizations (fraternities and sororities); Intramural, Club, and Intercollegiate Athletics (scholarships, discrimination, and injuries); The College and Local and State Governments (zoning, student voting, and institutional property); and The College and the Federal Government (federal regulation, taxation, and civil rights). Includes a case index, a subject index, and an annotated bibliography containing 37 titles. (RJM)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Role, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility, School Law, Student College Relationship, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - General
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Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
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