Welcome to Legal Affairs

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Legal Affairs is to address the legal needs of the University by providing in-house legal analysis and information on all matters affecting the University.

The Office of Legal Affairs endeavors to address lawsuits, administrative agency complaints, internal administrative grievances, appeals, tort claims, business transactions, employment matters, student affairs issues, regulatory and statutory compliance issues. The Attorney General for the State of North Carolina represents institutions in litigation and they depend on the Office of Legal Affairs to serve as liaison by assisting in the handling of the University's litigation matters.

Objectives

  • Coordinate policy and legal matters, as well as advise on legal implications of policy decisions.
  • Research law, prepares opinions and provide advice for administrative offices and Academic units based on Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Handle matters with outside attorneys and reporters concerning matters such as North Carolina Public Records laws.
  • Review all contracts, memorandums of understandings that implicate the University’s finances and liabilities, as well as assisting with patents, copyrights and trademarks.
  • Serves as the University’s liaison for logo licensing and trademarks coordinator.
  • Advises the Board of Trustees as well as other University boards.

The Office of Legal Affairs does not provide legal advice for individuals seeking to pursue personal legal matters.

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Rotich Receives Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Jerono Rotich of N.C. A&T has been selected by the UNC Board of Governors as one of 17 recipients of the board’s 2015 Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

N.C. A&T Joins White House Engineering Initiative

N.C. A&T is joining an engineering education initiative launched by the White House and the National Academy of Engineering.

Undergraduate Research Program Earns Recognition

N.C. A&T’s success in undergraduate research is drawing attention, particularly in Washington.

    

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