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Event Details

Wednesday, March 25

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Legal Update for Supervisors - Current Legal Issues that Impact Supervisors

Facilitated by Colleen Treml, General Counsel & Kenneth Danton, Assistant General Counsel


Participants will be provided with information on current legal issues that affect supervisors and the effective management of employees or activities in their area. The session will provide an overview of several relevant laws and issues, including:

-Defending Good-Faith Decision Making: The Importance of Documentation for Supervisors

-Political Speech Guidelines for Non-Profits in an Election Year

-Protests and Advocacy: Balancing Student Support and Legal Risks

-Best Practices for Records Retention: Considerations in Handling Student Records, Sensitive Data, and Personnel Records

-New University Policies Affecting Supervisors

-Religious Accommodations

The goal of the session is to provide a high-level review of key legal concepts and a practical application of these issues for supervisors using scenarios and discussion. Supervisors will have an opportunity to ask questions on these key topics, as well.