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    Icon Managing Risks Associated With Faculty Use of Social Media

    This publication discusses common issues arising when higher ed faculty members post on social media platforms, particularly on controversial topics.  It makes various recommendations for institutions, including developing appropriate social media guidelines and educating the campus community about the applicability and limits of academic freedom.

    Icon Problems Arising From Tenure Denials: A Review of Recent Claims

    Tenure denials often result in claims from the unsuccessful candidate. Institutions can take steps along the way to manage the reaction to an unsuccessful outcome and help both the institution and an unsuccessful candidate cope and move on. This claims review examines the types of claims unsuccessful tenure candidates bring and lessons learned from those claims. The publication also examines how institutions can avoid these claims with clear tenure policies, training faculty on that policy, and conducting a fair and impartial review process.

    Icon Prevention and Protection Podcast: Academic Closures with Husch Blackwell

    In this episode of Prevention and Protection, attorney Ellen Babbitt discusses managing the risks of higher ed academic program changes driven by economic pressures; these range from eliminating majors to closing institutions. Ellen and her colleagues at Husch Blackwell wrote UE’s recently released publications on the topic, including an overview guide and four detailed checklists.

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