What changes will the new administration bring to education? Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education is Feb. 9-13

Stetson University’s annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education celebrates 38 years in February, with leading higher education scholars, thinkers and practitioners in the U.S. discussing the challenges and opportunities facing higher education in an era of legal, social and political change.shutterstock_59850577

This year’s conference, themed on “Accountability and Regulation of American Colleges and Universities in Times of Legal, Social and Political Upheaval,” takes place Feb. 9-13, 2017, at the Hilton in Orlando, Florida.

“Stetson’s annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education is consistently recognized for providing educators with the latest tools required to navigate today’s educational climate,” said Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz.

“With a new president in 2017 comes a changing law and policy climate, including the potential for changes in enforcement philosophy, leadership, and direction for the Departments of Education and Justice,” said Professor of Law Peter F. Lake, director of Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy and conference chair.

Conference presentations include:

  • Fundamentals of Title IX;
  • Disability Law Workshop;
  • Impact of Title IX on Greek Life and Religious Colleges;
  • Constitutional Law and Higher Education Workshop;
  • The Branding of the American Mind;
  • The New Administration and the Higher Education Act;
  • Litigation Update Workshop; and
  • Legal Issues in Residential Life.

To register, and to learn more, visit http://www.stetson.edu/law/conferences/highered/home/.