Judith Areen and Cynthia Love presented with Stetson University awards

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, presented Judith Areen with this year’s William A. Kaplin Award. Cynthia Love was presented with the Facilitators Award. Both awards were presented during the 37th annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education on Feb. 11-15 at the Hilton Orlando Resort. Judith Areen. Judith Areen is the executive director of the Association of American Law Schools. The… » Read more


Stetson University President Wendy Libby spoke on trends in private higher education

Stetson University President Wendy Libby spoke on Jan. 19 to students at the College of Law on trends in private higher education. President Libby discussed how a crowded marketplace is requiring colleges to focus on their strong suits, where quality, relevance and distinction overlap. Stetson University President Wendy Libby spoke Jan. 19 on the College of Law’s Gulfport campus. Photo by Marissa Marchena. The presentation,… » Read more


83 Degrees Media – Jan. 19, 2016 – Professor Brooke Bowman

Professor Brooke Bowman is quoted in 83 Degrees Media.… » Read more


Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education discusses the constitutional challenges raised by compliance mandates

The challenging legal landscape in higher education law and policy is the focus of Stetson University’s 37th annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education Feb. 11-15, 2016, at the Hilton Orlando. Title IX, constitutional law and compliance issues are the topics of a series of training workshops. Higher education institutions are facing some of the greatest legal challenges since the civil rights movement with… » Read more


Title IX critical topic at National Conference on Law and Higher Education

Title IX compliance is a critical topic at Stetson University’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education Feb. 12-16, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Colleges and universities scramble to formalize promising practices in Title IX compliance in the wake of campus rape and sexual assault scandals. Stetson’s definitive annual conference, now in its 36th year, will bring national leading experts in higher education to Orlando to… » Read more


Christie Letarte: Serving the public interest through education and the law

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L Spring 2013 alumna Christie Letarte is a staff attorney for the Florida Senate Committee on Education. Her career combines her passion for education and the law. “I knew in some capacity that I wanted to be in public interest,” said Christie. “My undergraduate school [College of the Holy Cross] had a mission statement that was about being men and women for… » Read more


Stetson Law announces this year’s William A. Kaplin and Facilitator Award recipients

Stetson University College of Law announced the recipients of this year’s William A. Kaplin Award and Facilitator Award at the National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Feb. 13-19, in Orlando, Fla. William E. Thro. Photo: University of Kentucky. William E. Thro, constitutional law scholar and general counsel of the University of Kentucky, received the William A. Kaplin Award for Excellence in Higher Education Law… » Read more


D. Parker Young to receive Stetson University’s Facilitator Award

Higher education leader D. Parker Young, Ph.D., has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Facilitator Award, which will be presented during Stetson University’s 34th Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Feb. 14-20, in Orlando, Fla. D. Parker Young The award recognizes educators who embody the values and principles articulated by Stetson University College of Law professors Peter Lake and Robert Bickel… » Read more


Affirmative action in admissions to be discussed at Stetson University’s Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education in Orlando

Stetson University College of Law presents the 34th Annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education on Feb. 14-20, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. The weeklong program, led by national legal and higher education experts, will include sessions about helping students thrive in college, achieving drug free schools, compliance with Title IX and college safety. The opening plenary session this year discusses “The Fate of Race… » Read more


Gwendolyn Dungy, Gary Pavela honored at 33rd Annual National Conference on Law & Higher Education

Stetson University’s Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy honored NASPA executive director Gwendolyn Dungy with a Facilitator Award and Syracuse University Professor Gary Pavela with a William A. Kaplin Award at this year’s 33rd National Conference on Law & Higher Education in Orlando on Feb. 19. The conference brings national academic leaders and scholars to Orlando annually to discuss important changes impacting… » Read more