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Legal Issues Conference

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Mississippi State University (MSU) is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Legal Issues Conference on the Starkville campus May 9-11, 2018.

This year we will hear from experts on the following topics:

  • University Compliance in the Age of Regulation
  • Free Speech on Campus and other 1st Amendment Issues
  • De-escalating Student Crisis Situations
  • Clery Act Reporting Process/Timely Warnings & Amendments/Audits
  • F.E.R.P.A.
  • Disability Accommodations
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Organizational Risk Management

We are pleased to welcome back Peter Lake, Charles A. Dana Chair and Director, Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law and Will Creeley, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Advocacy at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. New this year is Kim Novak, Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NovakTalks. She is recognized as a national expert in student-focused risk management, engaging students in campus safety efforts and hazing prevention. A complete list of speakers and bios will be available on the website soon.

Register now to save your seat. If you have questions regarding the 2018 Legal Issues Conference, please contact Cat Walker at or 662.325.3611.