Weeks, Kent M. 1937-

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Weeks, Kent M. 1937-
(Kent McCuskey Weeks)


PERSONAL:

Born November 21, 1937, in Cleveland, OH; son of John Henry and Helen Weeks; married July 27, 1962; wife's name, Karen; children: Kevin, Barton, Kristen. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: College of Wooster, B.A., 1959; University of New Zealand, M.A., 1960; Duke University, LL.B., 1964; Case Western Reserve University, Ph.D., 1969.

ADDRESSES:

Home—6025 Sherwood Dr., Nashville, TN 37215. Office—Weeks, Anderson & Baker, 2021 Richard Jones Rd., Ste. 350, Nashville, TN 37215-2860; fax: 615-383-3480. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Schlesinger, Galvin, Cleveland, OH, attorney, 1964-67; College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, assistant professor of political science, 1967-72; University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA, professor and dean, 1972-75; National Commission on United Methodist Higher Education, Nashville, TN, associate director, 1975-77; Weeks, Anderson & Baker, Nashville, TN, partner and attorney, 1977—; Vanderbilt University, George Peabody College, professor of education, 1983—, also professor of practice; guest speaker at colleges and universities; director of seminars and workshops for. College Legal Information, Inc. (publisher), founder. Council of the Greater City Schools, member of the executive committee, 1994-98. Iowa Humanities Advisory Council, director, 1973-75; Nashville Public Television Council, member.

MEMBER:

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, American Political Science Association, Ohio Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Fulbright scholar, 1960; Human Rights Award, Human Rights Commission of Nashville, 1984.

WRITINGS:


Adam Clayton Powell and the Supreme Court, Dunellen (New York, NY), 1971.

Ombudsmen around the World: A Comparative Chart, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA), 1973.

(With T. Michael Elliott, Renee G. Loeffler, and Diane Dillard) Toward 2000: Perspectives on the Environment for United Methodist and Independent Higher Education, National Commission on United Methodist Higher Education (Nashville, TN), 1976.

(Editor) A Legal Deskbook for Administrators of Independent Colleges and Universities, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN), 1982, revised edition (with Derek H. Davis), J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, Baylor University (Waco, TX), 1999.

(Editor) A Legal Inventory for Independent Colleges and Universities, Center for Constitutional Studies, Mercer University (Macon, GA), 1987.

Complying with Federal Law: A Reference Manual for College Decision Makers, College Legal Information (Nashville, TN), private edition and public college edition, both 1992.

Student Affairs Decisions and the Law, College Legal Information (Nashville, TN) 1993.

Faculty Decision Making and the Law: Public Institutions, College Legal Information (Nashville, TN), 1994.

Faculty Evaluation and the Law, College Legal Information (Nashville, TN), 1995.

A Leaner America: Private Choices and Public Policies, Xlibris (Philadelphia, PA), 2004.

Also author of manuals published by College Legal Information (Nashville, TN), including Contracts for Campus Administrators, Faculty, Students, and Coaches: A Formbook; Faculty Employment Policies; Faculty Handbook Policies: A Forms Manual for College Decision Makers; Implementing Student Policies: A Formbook; Institutional Advancement and the Law; Managing Admissions, Records, and the Law; Managing Campus Conflict through Alternative Dispute Resolution; Managing Campus Cyberspace and the Law; Managing Cyberspace and the Law; Managing Departments: Chairpersons and the Law; Managing Liability and Overseas Programs; Managing Student Disability Compliance; Record Retention and Disposal; Staff Handbook Policies: A Forms Manual for College Decision Makers; Strategic Legal Planning: The College and University Legal Audit; and Student Handbook Policies: A Forms Manual for College Decision Makers. Contributor to books, including Ombudsman Papers: American Experience and Proposals, edited by Stanley V. Anderson, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California (Berkeley, CA), 1969. Contributor to periodicals. Editor of newsletter Lex Collegii.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Choice, April, 1972, review of Adam Clayton Powell and the Supreme Court.

Library Journal, March 15, 1972, review of Adam Clayton Powell and the Supreme Court.