ERIC Number: EJ564128
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
This Legal Stuff Is Getting Serious.
Montgomery, James R.
New Directions for Institutional Research, v24 n4 p7-18 Win 1997
Legal problems surround college administrators; those who fail to take precautions may encounter situations that result in legal or other administrative actions. Issues discussed include: hiring and firing; unfair treatment by administrators or colleagues; running afoul of state law or institutional policy; providing materials for defense against lawsuits or investigating personnel allegations, and copyrights, electronic mail, recordkeeping, and athletics. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Administration, College Athletics, Compliance (Legal), Confidential Records, Copyrights, Electronic Mail, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Personnel Policy, Recordkeeping, School Responsibility
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Preventing Lawsuits: The Role of Institutional Research," No. 96.