Webinars

SECOND THURSDAY: A WEBINAR SERIES

The Office of General Counsel is pleased to announce a new series of one hour WebEx based legal seminars available to campus administrators, faculty and staff at no charge. The seminars will be offered on the second Thursday of each month during the academic year at 10:00 a.m. and will highlight a legal issue affecting campuses. College, university and system office employees may participate, with supervisory approval.  Please join us!

(Each of the following recorded presentations is approximately 1 hour in length.)

May 22, 2014
Intellectual Property Considerations in Contracts
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

April 10, 2014
Managing Classroom Conflict
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

March 13, 2014
Clinical Affiliation Agreements
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

February 13, 2014
Contract Basics
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

January 23, 2014
Cloudy with a Chance of Rain: Managing the Risks of Cloud Computing and 3rd-Party Apps
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

December 12, 2013
Student Internships: Legal Issues
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

November 14, 2013
Construction Contracting & Contracts
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

October 10, 2013
Responding to Sexual Violence: Update on Complying with The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and Related Topics
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

September 12, 2013
"FERPA in 2013: Old Friend and New Challenges"
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

2012 - 2013 Webinar Series;

April 11, 2013
Student Risk Management
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint
Link to Template Waiver Form

March 14, 2013
Serving Students with Disabilities

Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

February 14, 2013
Intellectual Property Overview
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

January 17, 2013
The Office for Civil Rights' Four-Year Report: Helping to Ensure Equal Access to Education
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

December 13, 2012
Real Estate Leases and Facility Use Agreements
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

November 8, 2012
Recent Federal Developments

Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint

October 11, 2012
FERPA FYI
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint.pdf
Link to 2009 FERPA Amendments Doc.
Link to Sample Notification of Student Rights Doc.
Link to Sample Agreement Terms for Outside Service Providers Doc.

September 13, 2012
Avoiding Student Legal Claims in Professional and Technical Programs
Link to Recording
Link to PowerPoint.PDF

Academic Affairs (See Student and Academic Affairs)

Athletics

Nov. 30 2011 
Diversity and Equity Webinar - Presented by Assistant General Counsel Scott Goings
Gender Equity and Athletics

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Contracts/Finance

Feb. 9 2012
Contract Basics and Best practices

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF

Oct. 13 2011
Checking the Health of Your Clinical Affiliation Agreements 

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF

Included at the end of the PowerPoint PDF document:  CDC Immunization Guidelines; Metropolitan State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Participation Agreement. 

Nov. 10 2010
Customized Training: Doing the Deal

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Dec. 9 2010
Credit Cards, Expense Reimbursement and Cell Phones: What Every Supervisor Needs to Know 

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Mar. 10 2011
Contract Issues: Professional Technical Services Contracts 

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Election and Politics

Apr. 12 2012
Politics on Campus

Link to PowerPoint PDF
Link to Recording 

Sep. 9 2010
Politics on Campus

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Equal Opportunity

Jan 12 2012
Responding to Sexual Violence

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, Washington, D.C. , 2011 

Nov. 30 2011 
Diversity and Equity Webinar - Presented by Assistant General Counsel Scott Goings
Gender Equity and Athletics

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Jan. 13 2011
Discrimination Complaints: Understanding the Institution's Role in Responding to Office for Civil Rights, Minnesota Department of Human Rights and EEOC Charge 

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Immigration

Feb. 10 2011
Study Abroad Programs 

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Student Affairs

May 10 2012
Clery Act: Campus Security Compliance Check-UP

Link to PowerPoint PDF
Link to Recording 

Mar 8 2012
Fun and Games:  Legal Issues in Fundraising

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF with answers to discussion questions 

Jan 12 2012
Responding to Sexual Violence

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, Washington, D.C. , 2011

Dec. 08 2011
Student Speech on Social Media:  Stepping in Without Stepping on the First Amendment

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF
"From Tinker to Twitter: Managing Student Speech on Social Media,"  NACUA Notes, March 16, 2011, Vol. 9 No. 7

Nov. 11 2011
Student Organizations: Law, Policy, and Procedure

Link to recording
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Sept. 08 2011
Legal Issues in Dealing with Troubled Students
Link to recording

Link to PowerPoint PDF
Advisory:  Missing Student Notification, Sample Policies & Procedures
Advisory:  New & Expanded Crime Reporting Act Requirements (including Hate Crime Reports)
Advisory:  Emergency Response, Notification & Evacuation Procedure, Sample Outline Athletics

Oct. 14 2010
Student Conduct Primer Law, Policy, and Procedure
Link to Recorded Session
PDF of the Student Conduct Webinar presentation (PowerPoint)
Model - College Student Conduct Code (PDF)
Model - University Student Conduct Code (PDF)
Checklist - Steps to Take Before Disciplining a Student for Conduct Reasons (PDF)
Checklist - Steps to Take Prior to Summarily Suspending a Student(PDF)

May 12 2011
Complying with the OCR's New Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF 

Apr. 14 2011
Minors On Campus: Study Abroad, Camps, PSEO, When Background Checks are Required, and More 

Link to Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint PDF
Handbook

Document A - Auth. to Release Student Info to Parents
Document B - Risk Assessment Checklists
Document C - Waiver of Liability, etc
Document D - Student Release & Waiver/Study Abroad

June 7, 2010: "Strengthening The Contract Process"

Office of the Chancellor colleagues from the Office of General Counsel, Finance, and Business Office presented training on the contract process June 7, 2010.  Links to some of the training materials are:

June 7, 2010 Webex Recorded Session (registration required)
June 7, 2010 PowerPoint PDF
June 7, 2010 Flow Chart of Basic Contract Process PDF

Previous:  December 10, 2009 - May 13, 2010

The March 2010 Second Thursday presentation, Special Contract Issues, remains accessible below.

Materials Audio
2010 Mar. 11

Special Contract Issues

PowerPoint

PP PDF

Recorded Session

The following archived Second Thursday presentations are available on CD for checkout through the Office of General Counsel.  You will need to download a network recording player.  You may also request that a copy of the PowerPoint PDF be forwarded via email. 

 Illegal File-Sharing:  Complying with the New Higher Education Act Regulations - presented by Scott Goings, 12/10/2009

Student Internships & Clinicals:  Creating Good Contract Agreements - presented by Kris Kaplan & Mary Al Balber, 2/11/2010

H-1B Visas:  Taking the Right Steps - presented by Kris Kaplan, 4/8/2010

Athletics:  Hot Issues - Title IX, Board Policy, Recent Cases & More - presented by Scott Goings, 5/13/2010

For more information call Amanda Johnson at 651.201.1676