2019 Higher Education Law Conference

The 23rd Annual Texas Higher Education Law Conference - March 25 and 26, 2019
Sponsored by the UNT Center for Higher Education and the College of Education
Co-Sponsored By:
Independent College and Universities of Texas (ICUT) Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors
North Texas Community College Consortium Texas Association of College & University Student Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA)
The Texas Association of Community Colleges The Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators
Texas Association of Community College Student Affairs Administrators (TACCSAA) The Texas Council of Student Services Vice Presidents
UNT Department of Counseling and Higher Education The Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (TACRAO)
UNT Higher Education Development Initiative Texas Association of School Boards
PublicIDentity, Inc.
About the Program

As the premier conference on higher education law in Texas, the Texas Higher Education Law Conference provides college and university professional in the public and private sector, and attorneys who advise them the most current information on important developments in such areas as student legal issues, first amendment rights, technology dangers, FERPA and free speech areas to name a few.

Scheduled Topics

  • Institutional liability for sexual assaults on campus
  • The prevention of student self-harm
  • Transgender students and the transition to the college campus
  • OCR Investigations
  • Undocumented students and student support services
  • Update on Title IX issues
  • Alcohol management on campus
  • The 20th anniversary of the Texas A&M bonfire tragedy
  • Reporting sexual assaults to faculty and the appropriate response

Conference Agenda

Monday, March 25

Tuesday, March 26

Conference Location

Gateway Center
801 North Texas Blvd.
Denton TX 76201

To reach the Gateway Center, take the North Texas Boulevard exit off I-35, turn north on North Texas Boulevard, and park in the Fouts Field Parking lot.  A staff member will be on site to direct you to available parking spaces. The Gateway Center is just across the street from the Fouts Field parking lot.

Contact Information

For program information:

Clifford P. Harbour, JD, EdD
Professor, Higher Education Program
Department of Counseling and Higher Education
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #310829
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Phone: 940-369-7875
Email: Cliff.Harbour@unt.edu

To be added to our mailing list:

RoyAnn Cox
Phone: 940-369-7805
Email: RoyAnn.Cox@unt.edu

For assistance and questions on registration:

Katie Marion
Event Planning & Scheduling Services
Phone: 940-565-3804
Email: Kathleen.Marion@unt.edu