In this episode, Scott Warner of Husch Blackwell discusses considerations higher education institutions should keep in mind when planning for students to return to campus in the wake of the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.
This discussion between Robb Jones, former senior vice president and general counsel for resolutions, and Heather Salko, senior risk management counsel, both of United Educators, analyzes two recent Title IX court decisions in the Sixth Circuit. These case developments have an impact in that federal circuit but likely will have an impact in other circuits as well. Listen to how these court decisions may change Title IX on your campus.
In this episode, United Educators risk researcher Christine McHugh interviews senior resolutions counsel Rhonda Hurwitz about the recent class action settlement agreement related to concussion management and medical monitoring. The discussion explains the lawsuit that led to the settlement, the settlement’s provisions, and the benefits for institutions which comply with the provisions by the May 18, 2020, deadline.
In this episode of the Prevention and Protection podcast, United Educators attorney Kimberly Cole interviews Dr. Leah Cox, vice president for inclusion and institutional equity at Towson University, about the role that campus diversity and inclusion offices can play in managing campus protests.
United Educators' (UE) new claims study, Educator Sexual Misconduct at Independent Schools: Insights From UE Claims, examines trends in independent school educator sexual misconduct claims received between January 2011 and December 2016. In this episode of Prevention and Protection, UE's Alyssa Keehan, director of risk research, and Melanie Bennett, risk management counsel, discuss findings from the study.
Phone and computer evidence can provide clarity in Title IX investigations. In this episode of Prevention and Protection, Melanie Bennett, risk management counsel, speaks with Kelsey Feeheley, claims counsel, about UE's Title IX claims involving technology and the lessons they provide.
The NCAA passed a policy in 2017 requiring its member schools to train student athletes and athletics staff about sexual violence prevention. In this podcast, UE's Alyssa Keehan interviews Janet Judge, a partner at Holland & Knight and a national title IX athletics expert about the contents of the new NCAA policy and how colleges can comply.
College parties are a hotbed for a variety of calamities such as fights, falls, and sexual assaults. In this episode, Alyssa Keehan, director of risk research at UE, and Lisa Barnett, a claims attorney who has handled many of UE's claims arising from college parties, discuss strategies for managing the risks of this activity.
In this episode of Prevention and Protection, Melanie Bennett, United Educators (UE) associate risk management counsel, and Alyssa Keehan, UE director of risk research, discuss claims related related to fraternities and sororities. Listen to the podcast to learn the types of claims which occur most frequently and how to manage associated risks on your campus.
In this episode, UE’s Alyssa Keehan, director of risk research and Joe McCullough, senior claims advisor, discuss our unique “Cool Head, Warm Heart” crisis response philosophy.
Listen in as Heather Salko, senior risk management counsel at United Educators and David Wolowitz, partner and head of the Education Practice Group at McLane Middleton discuss sexual misconduct in independent schools.