New York Ruling on Faculty Handbook as a Contract

Last Updated : Sat 24th December 2016 06:42pm

Inside Higher Ed article New York Ruling on Faculty Handbook as a Contract. Submitted by Colleen Flaherty on December 20, 2016 - 3:00am 

A New York State appellate court has reinstated two professors’ lawsuit against New York University,

which alleges that the institution broke a de facto contract with them. The ruling, though preliminary,

is significant in that it suggests that policies outlined in a faculty handbook can amount to a kind of

contract. (read Inside Higher Ed article...)