Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

Legal Update: Immigration and Data Privacy/Cybersecurity

  • Tuesday, July 16
  • 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 1, Ballroom C
  • SK


Craig Alexander

Director of Legal Resources

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Washington, District of Columbia

Leigh Cole

Attorney and Chair, Immigration Group

Dinse P.C. & Immigration Counsel, Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP

Burlington, Vermont

Christopher Melcher

Vice President & General Counsel

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia


Join higher education legal experts for a discussion of current issues and challenges in the areas of immigration law and data privacy/cybersecurity. They will describe the current state of the law, what changes may be on the horizon, and how colleges and universities are navigating these legal environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Hear the latest developments affecting international students, faculty, and staff, including trends in immigration regulation and enforcement by the Trump Administration and resulting costs and risks
  • Understand the regulatory and business challenges presented by federal and state data privacy laws and how to manage compliance and reporting obligations
  • Identify risks posed by hackers, phishers, cyber-attacks, and cyber theft, and discover protective measures to minimize those risks