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Issues in Higher Education: Reading the Tea Leaves – What Lies Ahead for Higher Education?


Please join attorneys from the Husch Blackwell Chicago office as they forecast what federal higher education policy might look like under President-elect Trump's new administration. The presentation will cover the Congressional Review Act, regulatory developments on borrower defense, teacher preparation and state authorization, possible statutory changes to the Higher Education Act, updates on civil rights enforcement and pending litigation involving the Obama administration's education policies.


  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Treatment of Obama administration regulations
  • Accreditation
  • Office for Civil Rights
  • Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA)
  • First Amendment and immigration

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m. CST

John Borkowski, Partner
Thomas G. Cline, Attorney
Julie Miceli, Partner
Lisa J. Parker, Attorney

Who Should Attend
Higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.