DETC 86th Annual Conference
April 15-17, 2012
The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa * Maui, Hawaii
Legal Issues Affecting the Relationship
Between You and Your Faculty
Mr. Lucien "Skip" Capone, UNC Asheville
Monday, April 16th *
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. * Pikake Room
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Liability, copyright ownership, direction and control, tax consequences of employment classification, etc. are all important issues to consider in your engagement contracts with your faculty. There are many potential land mines to be avoided. Attendees will come away with heightened awareness of the importance of being clear and comprehensive in the terms of engagement with their faculty in order to avoid unintended legal consequences.
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Lucien “Skip” Capone III is University Counsel with the University of North Carolina at Asheville and has held that position since April of 2010. Prior to that he was the University Counsel at the University of North Carolina Greensboro from 1991 until his move to Asheville. From 1977 until 1991 he was employed by the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office and was Special Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Corrections Section from 1986 through 1991. He received his B.A. degree from North Carolina State University in 1973 and his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1977. He became a member of the North Carolina Bar Association shortly after joining the Attorney General’s Office and has been a member of the Appellate Rules Committee for several years. He has served as a public member on two accreditation boards, CACREP from 1995 to 2001 and ACOTE from 2003 to 2006 and was a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Board of Directors from 1999 to 2002. Capone was a Navy Reservist in the Judge Advocate General’s Corp from 1982 to 2002. He served on active duty during Desert Storm and retired as a Commander. Capone has also served on a number of UNC General Administration Committees and Task Forces, including a period as Chair of the Computer and Internet Legal Issues Committee (CILIC) in the late 1990s, and as a member of the UNC Campus Safety Task Force in 2004. Mr. Capone received the NCBA Citizen Lawyer award in 2008.