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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New Health Services Management Degree to be Available at N.C. A&T by Fall 2020

By fall 2020, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will offer a new bachelor’s degree in health services management through the College of Health and Human Sciences. The degree was recently approved by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

Hatch Appointed N.C. A&T Executive Director for Community Engagement

A collaborative leader with a demonstrated record of diversity and inclusion management, community engagement and higher education administration, Bryle Henderson Hatch, Ph.D., has been named executive director for community engagement at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Summer Camps at N.C. A&T Provide Enrichment Opportunities for Local Students

Students of all ages will participate in hands-on, summer enrichment camps at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University July 8 – Aug. 2, 2019. Each camp will run from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.