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UPCOMING Legal affairs TRAINING SESSIONS
Are you feeling the Varsity Blues? We can help!
We invite you to join a discussion of the practical realities of seeking access to higher education, as well as legal and programmatic considerations for undergraduate admission decision-makers. Topics will include, but not necessarily be limited to:
- UNC System and Charlotte admissions standards and decision-making practices
- Preferential treatment – extraordinary skills, legacies, large donors, etc.
- Other legal standards for higher education admission
- Lessons from recent high-stakes admissions stories
When: Tuesday, April 23rd from 9 to 10:15 am
For more information about past training sessions and to learn about upcoming training sessions, see the Legal Affairs Training Sessions page.
OLa attorneys co-author paper on emotional support animals
Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel Sam Sears and Legal Fellow Kris Caudle have have co-authored a nationally-distributed article entitled "Emotional Support Animals in Higher Education: Challenging Scenarios and Proposed Solutions." (Copyright 2019 by Jeffrey J. Nolan, J.D., Samantha Sears, J.D., Kristopher Caudle, J.D.) The NACUANOTE article is a publication of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). A copy of the article is available to University employees upon request
Who We Are
Meet our Attorneys
James E. S. (Jesh) Humphrey IV, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and General Counsel
Samantha (Sam) Sears, Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel
Jeffrey N. Jensen, Senior Associate General Counsel
Amy S. Kelso, Senior Associate General Counsel
Sarah O. Edwards, Associate General Counsel
Bradley (Brad) Trahan, Assistant General Counsel
Kris Caudle, Higher Education Legal Fellow