Increase in Litigation May Compel Colleges to Disclose More Information, Conference Speaker Says

Colleges and universities are going to be hammered with litigation that will compel them to give out information they now protect as private.

Peter F. Lake, co-director of the Center for Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University, made that prediction at a conference of university risk managers last week. He said colleges will face increasing litigation over whether they have done enough to protect students from committing suicide, to curb the abuse of prescription drugs,