Faculty Tenure Essentials: Keys to Avoiding Lawsuits After Denial
Live Webinar Recording
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Tenure disputes can be a major headache or even a nightmare for universities. The percentage of tenured and tenure-track professors has been declining while the number of related disputes and lawsuits has risen dramatically. How can you decrease the likelihood of a lawsuit and protect your institution from liability? Please join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover:
How to establish appropriate tenure criteria to protect your policies
Tenure evaluations: Guidelines for an effective process
Keys for responding to discrimination claims - protect your school
Real life scenarios: Analyzing outcomes to learn valuable lessons
Effective Guidelines for Establishing Tenure & Avoiding Lawsuits
Emerging trends: How is tenure evolving
How to be proactive: Setup clear and fair due process
What you must include in policies and procedures
Keys for developing pre-tenure evaluations and rubrics
Promotion & Tenure Evaluation Process: What You Need to Know
Academic freedom and the tenure process
Denied tenure: How to best notify candidates
Support unsuccessful candidates - decrease claims
Common problems colleges face and how to avoid them
Protect Your Institution from Legal Claims When Tenure is Denied
Guidelines for responding to appeals
How to respond to discrimination claims after denial of tenure
Real life examples: Lessons learned from actual tenure cases
What colleges need to know about rescinding tenure
Live Q&A: Have Your Promotion & Tenure Questions Answered by the Expert!
About The Speaker
Dr. Jim Castagnera, Esq. Dr. Castagnera holds a JD and a PhD in American studies from Case Western Reserve University.
His 30-year career in higher education includes a stint as Case Western Reserve's Director of University Communication, and teaching experience at the University of Texas-Austin, the Widener University and Drexel University schools of law, and Penn's Wharton School of Business.
He has published 20 books, including the Handbook for Student Law for Higher Education Administrators (Peter Lang, revised edition 2014).
Now in his 20th year as the associate provost and legal counsel for academic affairs at New Jersey's Rider University, his responsibilities include regulatory, governance, human resource, faculty labor relations, academic assessment, promotion and tenure, and litigation matters. He has reviewed and voted on approximately 400 promotion & tenure cases.
Join us for a 60-minute webinar designed to provide higher education professionals with the necessary strategies to improve your promotion and tenure process and protect you and your institution.