“COVID-19 Vaccines for Faculty and Staff: What Higher Ed Employers Need to Know”

Wednesday, April 7 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

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Mandating or strongly recommending COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff raises a host of legal and practical considerations for higher ed employers. In this timely webinar, we will review the key issues employers need to consider before adopting a vaccination policy and plan, including:

  • Vaccine basics
  • Requirements for vaccination clinics on campus
  • Options for making vaccinations mandatory or incentivizing employees to vaccinate
  • Communicating effectively with all employees
  • Tips for overcoming employee resistance to vaccinating
  • What can be required of individuals who refuse to be vaccinated
  • How to navigate legal issues, including religious and other exceptions
  • Potential challenges unique to public and private institutions
  • The role of campus leadership and HR in setting an example for employees
  • And more


  • Anita L. Barkin, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., NP-C, FACHA
    Co-Chair of the American College Health Association (ACHA) COVID-19 Task Force, member of the Board of Directors for the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, past director of Carnegie Mellon University Health Services

  • Monica Cruz, JD
    Director of Human Resources

    St. Thomas University


Risk Management, Compliance

Employee/Labor Relations

Strategic Leadership


1.0 General Credit Hours*

1.0 General Credit Hours

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