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W. Scott Lewis, JD

  
An Update on Issues in Higher Education, and an Introduction to the Campus Safety Conference Case Studies

Abstract
This session will offer an outline of trends in higher education, an update from last year’s predictive trends, and will introduce participants to the case studies that will be referred to throughout the conference.

Biography
W. Scott Lewis, JD is a partner with the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management and a faculty member at the USC Daniel-Mickell School for Executive Education. He recently served as the Assistant Vice Provost at the University of South Carolina.  Scott brings over fifteen years of experience as a student affairs administrator, faculty member, and consultant in higher education.  He is a frequent keynote and plenary speaker, nationally recognized for his work on Behavioral Intervention for students in crisis and distress.  He is noted as well for his work in the area of classroom management and dealing with disruptive students. He presents regularly throughout the country, assisting colleges and universities with legal, judicial, and risk management issues, as well as policy development and implementation. He serves as an author and editor in a number of areas including legal issues in higher education, campus safety and student development, campus conduct board training, and other higher education issues. His recent works include "The Returning Veterans" (Magna Publications) and "College and University Liability for  Violent Campus Attacks" (Journal of College and University Law, April 2008). He is a member of NASPA, ACPA, CAI, SCCPA, and serves on the Board of Directors for ASJA. He did his undergraduate work in Psychology and his graduate work in Higher Education Administration at Texas A&M University and received his Law degree and mediation training from the University of Houston.

He has served as clinical and adjunct faculty, teaching in the colleges of Education, Political Science, and Business.

  • Sexual Assault and Harassment
  • Judicial Affairs and Judicial Board Training
  • Suicide and Psychological Distress
  • Campus Safety and Security
  • Hazing
  • Problem Drinking and Drugs
  • Conduct Code Analysis
  • Conduct Program Assessment
  • Litigation Review
  • Expert Witness Services

Publications
THE NCHERM 2009 WHITEPAPER : 2nd Generation Behavioral Intervention Best Practices
By: Brett A. Sokolow, JD and W. Scott Lewis, JD

THE LIABILITY OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR VIOLENT CAMPUS ATTACKS
By: BRETT A. SOKOLOW, J.D., W. SCOTT LEWIS, J.D., JAMES A. KELLER, ESQ., AUDREY DALY, ESQ.
The Faculty Mentor Webinar Series: http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor/?filter=presenter|lewis

The Returning Veterans: Challenges for Higher Education, Magna Publications (2008)

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