Law of Higher Education / Edition 4

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This fourth edition of the indispensable guide to the laws that bear on the conduct of higher education provides a revised and up-to-date reference, research source, and guide for administrators, attorneys, and researchers. The book is also widely used as a text for graduate courses on higher education law in programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles.

This new edition includes new and expanded sections on laws related to:

* religious issues

* alternative dispute resolution

* the college and its employees

* collective bargaining at religious and private colleges

* whistleblower and other employee protections

* personal liability of employees

* nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment

* campus technology and computer networks

* disabilities

* student academic freedom

* freedom of speech and hate speech

* student organizations' rights, responsibilities, and activities fees

* athletes' rights

* USA patriot act and immigration status

* public institutions and zoning regulations

* regulation of research

* coverage of retaliatory and extraterritorial acts

* federal civil rights statues

Details collective bargaining/nondiscrimination/ admissions/financial aid/accrediting agencies/civil rights.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787986568
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/18/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 7.28 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 1.73 (d)

Meet the Author

William A. Kaplin, J.D., is a professor of law at the Catholic University of America and Distinguished Professorial Lecturer at Stetson University College of Law. A former editor of the Journal of College and University Law, he is the coauthor of The Law of Higher Education, Fourth Edition.

Barbara A. Lee, J.D., Ph.D. is a professor of human resource management at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University. She is the coauthor of The Law of Higher Education, Fourth Edition and Academics in Court.

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Table of Contents

The Authors
I Overview of Postsecondary Education Law 1
II The College and Trustees, Administrators, and Staff 76
III The College and the Faculty 150
IV The College and the Students 371
V The College and the Community 605
VI The College and the State Government 671
VII The College and the Federal Government 711
VIII The College and the Education Associations 869
IX The College and the Business/Industrial Community 911
Selected Annotated Bibliography 963
Statute Index 969
Case Index 974
Subject Index 1000
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