Georgetown University Law Center,
Indiana University Bloomington,
M.S., Higher Education/Higher Education Administration, 2006
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
District of Columbia
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
Katie handles a wide variety of regulatory and transactional work for the nonprofit and for-profit higher education sector, including online education programs, and has extensive knowledge of the laws and policies affecting colleges and universities.
She regularly communicates with the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of clients to assist with Title IV issues and maintaining institutional eligibility with the Department. Katie also helps schools sustain successful student exchange visitor programs.
In addition to her comprehensive regulatory work, Katie represents higher education institutions and investors in the postsecondary sector with various transactional matters. She works with state, federal, and accrediting agencies on behalf of colleges and universities and helps her clients maintain compliance with complex agency rules and standards.
Safeguarding the Data and Your Compliance Program – USED and GLBA
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines in Postsecondary Education
Postsecondary Institutions: Business Considerations
The Regulatory Outlook for Higher Education
Protecting the Ever-Increasing Endpoints in Higher Education
Analyzing ED’s New Distance Education Rule
Getting Ready for USED’s New Student Disclosure Requirements
The CARES Act for Higher Education: Strategy and Implementation
Colleges Held for Ransom: Responding to a Ransomware Attack
Mergers and Acquisitions in Higher Education: Key Points of the Letter of Intent
Disclosure Requirements for Online and Distance Professional Licensure Programs
Compromise and Settlement Authority
Negotiated rulemaking and the new 90/10 rule
Making Clery Act notifications during COVID-19
CARES Act funds: Significant new USED guidance includes surprises
ED issues instructions to Higher Ed to obtain CARES Act funds
Making sense of ED’s State Authorization Rule
Ransomware attacks: What higher education institutions need to know
Mergers and acquisitions in higher education: Considering the letter of intent
Getting ready for ED’s new state authorization rule
Gainful employment: Alternate earnings appeals due February 1
Co-Author, "SEVP modifies temporary exemptions for non immigrant students taking online courses during fall 2020 semester";
EDU Alliance Journal, July 2020
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