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What Will the Winds of Change Bring to Colleges and Universities?

March 22, 2022


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These are uncertain and challenging times for colleges and universities. It is difficult to recall a period when so many social, financial, regulatory and workforce changes have occurred so quickly. Join education partners Farnaz Farkish Thompson and Sarah Wake as they discuss the hot topics for colleges and universities in 2022 and answer questions about the issues.


  • College Athletics
    • Name, image and likeness updates, including in the NCAA’s new constitution, which takes effect in August 2022
    • Litigation involving whether student athletes are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • The unfair labor practice charge recently filed with the National Labor Relations Board involving whether certain student athletes are employees under the National Labor Relations Act
  • Admissions
    • The U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of the use of race in admissions
    • The end of legacy admissions
    • Antitrust actions involving admissions and financial aid
  • Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct
    • Proposed Title IX Regulations (expected in April)
    • Recent rulings from the federal appellate courts regarding Title IX liability
    • Sex-based programs and scholarships
    • Race-based claims under Title VI, including Jewish and Muslim students

Who Should Attend
College and university attorneys and administrators


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