“Many of our students in the state of Wichita are considering careers in law, and this year`s Constitution Week gives them the opportunity to learn about different areas of legal practice and legal education,” said Neal Allen, associate professor of political science. Allen coordinates program selection. The University does not accept binding arbitration and no contract should contain any other provisions. The Attorney General has exclusive authority and control over all matters of litigation or potential litigation involving state authorities, so the University does not have the power to limit the nature or scope of legal action. Provisions that effectively waive the right of the Attorney General to bring actions on behalf of the state are prohibited. If you inadvertently accept service of a document or receive such documents by mail, please contact the Office of the General Counsel immediately. Generally, these documents are urgent and failure to notify our office can result in negative legal consequences. University employees should never present testimony or documents on behalf of the University without first contacting the Office of the General Counsel. Grady will present “Opportunities in Rural and Agricultural Law” on September 13 at 2 p.m.
in Room 266 of the Rhatigan Student Center. His keynote address highlights an important area of legal practice in Kansas. As a public educational institution and an institution of the State of Kansas, Wichita State University is subject to a number of regulations that prevent us from entering into contracts or agreements containing certain provisions. These rules apply to all public colleges and universities in Kansas. Request additions or revisions to University policy Wendee Grady, deputy general counsel and director of the Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation, is the keynote speaker at Wichita State University`s Constitution Week events. Because the university is an instrument of the State of Kansas, it is prohibited from entering into certain types of contracts (or contracts with certain types of clauses) under various provisions of the Kansas Constitution, regulations, and regulations. The contract review process helps the university avoid legal problems arising from these restrictions. It also helps the university and its contractors better understand their contractual obligations. The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for responding to documents served on the university or university employees in the course of their employment. As an academic employee, you may encounter a situation where a process server asks you to accept delivery of a legal document during your workday.
Typically, these legal documents consist of: Sometimes university employees receive direct requests from private investigators, state or federal officials, or state investigative agencies without a subpoena. All such requests will be promptly forwarded to the Office of the Legal Counsel. WSU Policy 1.04 / Execution of Contracts identifies persons authorized to contractually bind the University by entering into a contract. The list of persons authorized to enter into contracts on behalf of the university is short. Instructors and staff should not enter into contracts in which the university will participate without first obtaining a legal review of the contract and signing a contract by an authorized signatory. If you are asked to accept service of a document or on behalf of the University or another employee, you must refuse and inform the process officer to bring the documents to the Office of the General Counsel, 201 Morrison Hall. The Office of the General Counsel assists departments at Wichita State University with many types of academic contracts. We also draft contracts and, when necessary, assist departments and administrators in negotiating contracts.
This list is currently being prepared. To add your department information to this list or make corrections, send us an email with the department name, WSU phone extension, WSU box number, and website URL (if desired). State law provides that the Attorney General has exclusive authority and control over all matters of litigation or potential litigation involving state authorities. As a result, the university does not have the legal authority to accept the applicable laws of another state. The General Counsel is the head of legal affairs of the University.