The Massachusetts Pay Equity Act: Strategies for Higher Education

02/14/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This session will provide guidance on how to comply with the law’s mandates as well as how to take advantage of the law’s affirmative defense provisions. Participants will leave with tools and strategies to assess their pay practices and take steps to minimize their liability under the Pay Equity Act....
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Tax Reform Impact on Exempt Organizations

01/30/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
We will review the areas of the new Tax Reform law that have implications for Exempt Organizations. Will we identify some areas where further guidance is needed and discuss the practical aspects of implementing the law. Colleges, health systems and other exempt organizations will be affected. Come join us to learn more! ...
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Immigration and Higher Ed: Compliance in the Current Climate

01/10/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to learn how to better address a variety of immigration issues affecting college campuses in 2018....
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Recent Developments in Title IX

12/13/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
After this program, attendess will understand the impact of recent title IX guidance from the Office for Civil Rights on universities’ investigative processes; recent decisions and trends in Title IX litigation and the status of proposed Massachusetts legislation on campus sexual assault....
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What’s in a Name? International Brand and Trademark Protection for Colleges and Universities

11/08/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Colleges and universities are stretching across the globe. As it reaches ever further from home, the ability to control and protect the use of the institution’s name and good will becomes ever more challenging. Unfortunately, it is often only after a difficult experience that institutions realize the need to proactively protect their names as they build their presence in other countries. This session is intended both for veteran institutions with extensive international experience as well as those just beginning to contemplate and explore these issues. ...
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Digital Accessibility on Today's Campus: The Law, the Challenges and Some Practical Approaches

10/16/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join us to learn the basics of web accessibility, the evolving legal landscape, basic expectationss for vendor agreements with technology services and what to expeect from the OCR investigative process and/or individual complaints....
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The Role of Schools & Colleges in Developing Greater Boston

10/06/2017 - 12:00PM to 01:00 PM
Come hear from those who are at the center of major development projects by schools and colleges about the typical lifecycle of such projects, including the unique challenges of developing as an academic institution and the use of partnership and other business models to overcome those challenges....
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Tools in Your Toolkit: Mediation and Ombuds Services

09/13/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Come learn from two expert mediators and one legendary ombuds how mediation and ombuds services can be tools in your toolbox to resolve disagreements....
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Annual College & University Section Legislative & Regulatory Update

06/14/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Join the College & University Section for their annual update on the legislative and regulatory changes that my effect higher education....
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College & University Law Section Annual Spring Social

05/11/2017 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join us once again for the College and University Law Section's Spring Social!...
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Higher Ed and Employment Law - An Update

04/12/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This annual program provides a comprehensive examination of the key employment law decisions of the past year by federal and state courts and administrative agencies....
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Gender Identity Guidance For Public Accommodations and Higher Ed

03/08/2017 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This program will provide a forum to discuss the new law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity in places of public accommodations and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Gender Identity Guidance for Public Accommodations. This program will also have a special focus on the impact of this law and guidance on institutions of higher education. Legal perspectives on the new law, the AG’s Guidance and the real implications on campus will be discussed with opportunities provided for questions/answers....
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