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Dina L. Vespia to Speak Live via Zoom

May 12, 2020

Attorney Dina L. Vespia will be speaking live via Zoom on Thursday, May 14 at 2:00 PM ET. The topic of the webinar is "Final Title IX Regulations and the Impact on Higher Education Institutions."

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Webinar Description: 

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published the long-anticipated final Title IX regulations, which take effect on August 14, 2020, amidst the national emergency caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. The final regulations significantly reshape the responsibilities of colleges and universities under Title IX and the process institutions must follow when investigating and adjudicating Title IX complaints, including a requirement that institutions conduct live hearings with cross examination and provide advisors to parties without one to conduct cross examination at no cost.

Please join partner Dina L. Vespia of Cullen and Dykman LLP’s Higher Education practice group for a complimentary one-hour webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM to discuss what comes next for higher education institutions. After an overview of key provisions of the regulations, the speakers will discuss important differences between the proposed rules and final rules, what institutions must do to achieve compliance, and practical guidance as to how these regulations may impact colleges and universities and campus sexual misconduct.

Who Should Attend?

  • General Counsel
  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals 
  • Risk Management Professionals 
  • Student Affairs Professionals
  • Other professionals with Title IX responsibilities
  • Other campus administrators responsible for student and employee conduct matters

As mentioned in our May 6th alert, Cullen and Dykman LLP is available to assist you in all areas relating to Title IX compliance, including but not limited to adapting policies and procedures to comply with the new Title IX regulations, providing training to students, employees, and all members of the community, and investigating sexual misconduct complaints. If your institution has any Title IX-related questions or concerns or requires assistance with any other higher education-related issue, please contact Hayley B. Dryer, Dina L. Vespia, or James G. Ryan in our Higher Education practice group.

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