Law, Policy, and Higher Education

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ISBN: 9780327179740
Published: November 01, 2012
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Law, Policy and Higher Education fills a gap in the market for casebooks on higher education law, as the materials presented lend themselves to timely and important discussions of both law and policy issues.

•  Chapters 1 and 2 provide an overview of higher education with respect to the laws and policies that shape its roles and responsibilities in society.
•  Chapters 3 and 4 examine the college's employment relationship with faculty and staff.
•  Chapters 5, 6, and 7 explore the rights and responsibilities of students.
•  Chapter 8 addresses how the university affects and is affected by the intercollegiate athletic enterprise.
•  Chapters 9, 10, and 11 present the influence and impact of government regulations as well as higher education's efforts to shape policies that further institutional aims, and manage university resources.
•  Chapter 12 addresses issues of intellectual property, especially involving faculty, but with an eye on public/private partnerships, ownership, and commercialization of research.
•  Chapter 13 presents an example of persons with special needs, a largely overlooked and underserved population within the university.

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Table of Contents

Chapter I HISTORY OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UNITED


STATES

Chapter II COLLEGE GOVERNANCE AND LIABILITY



Chapter III EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIPS




Chapter IV FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES



Chapter V COLLEGE-STUDENT RELATIONSHIP




Chapter VI STUDENT FREE EXPRESSION




Chapter VII STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES




Chapter VIII INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS




Chapter IX FEDERAL FUNDING AND REGULATION




Chapter X STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS




Chapter XI INSTITUTIONAL AND ACADEMIC PROGRAM INTEGRITY




Chapter XII INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND
COMMERCIALIZATION




Chapter XIII INSTITUTIONAL TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES