Our legal team is comprised of three succinct groups covering specific areas of the University:
Finance & Administration Group
Finance & Administration Group is responsible for all areas under the Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration. This includes athletics, (business aspects only) budget, complex business transactions, employee benefits, facilities, housing, institutional risk management, information technology, internal audiit, public safety, purchasing, real estate, and the treasurer.
Faculty, Students & Research Group
Faculty, Student, & Research Group is responsible for all areas under the Provost and the Vice President for Research. This includes educational agreements involving students, enrollment management, equal opportunity and institutional equity, extension service, faculty affairs, intellectual property, internal regulations, internationalization, student affairs, and research.
Health Affairs Group
Health Affairs Group is responsible for all areas under the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs. This includes clinical contracting, clinical operations, health care compliance, health care regulatory and policy analysis.
The General Counsel and the Principal Deputy General Counsel have responsibility for issues involving the Board of Trustees, the President and his office, all constitutional issues, all litigation, legislation, the NCAA and SEC, Open Records.
Our legal team provides a wide range of legal services including:
- Risk and liability evaluation and prevention
- Advice on the legal implications of proposed policies and actions
- Counsel on compliance with state and federal laws and administrative regulations
- Drafting or reviewing of University contracts
- Coordination of the University’s real, personal, and intellectual property interests
If you have legal questions, certainly do not hesitate to call 859-257-2936 or email us.