Office of the General Counsel Second Thursday: A Webinar Series

September 13, 2012 – May 9, 2013

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

The Office of General Counsel is pleased to announce its 2012 – 2013 series of WebEx based legal seminars available at no charge to campus administrators, faculty and staff.  The one hour seminars are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month during the academic year and will highlight a legal issue affecting campuses.  College, university and Office of the Chancellor employees may participate, with supervisory approval.   For a complete listing of Fall Seminar Dates and Topics go to:  SecondThursdaySept2012Announc


10:00 A.M.
Avoiding Student Legal Claims in Professional and Technical Programs Intended Audience.  Academic and student affairs staff, deans and directors of professional and technical programs such as nursing and other health sciences, social work, teacher education, and similar programs.

This session will offer guidance and resources on common legal issues arising from professional and technical programs, including how to avoid student discrimination and contract claims, the difference between academic and behavioral due process, educational malpractice, and student use of social media.

Presented by Assistant General Counsel, Scott Goings.

To join the 10 a.m. presentation:

1. Go to
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. This session does not require a password.
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

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