Duty of Care. A Legal Perspective.
Duty of Care has its foundations in the law. This session examines how the law defines and interprets duty of care, with special focus on recent Court decisions impacting academic institutions.
Vinita Bali has a rich and diverse career in international education, encompassing both graduate and undergraduate programs. Her current role at Stanford University within the Office of the Chief Risk Officer makes her responsible for risk assessment, mitigation and management of a wide spectrum of Stanford’s global activities. Formerly Dean of International Programs at Foothill-De Anza Colleges, she held broad responsibility for the two colleges with a large international population of ~3,500 students representing over 100 countries. From 2002-2015, Vinita held various faculty and senior management positions at Santa Clara University School of Law.
Prior to joining academic, Vinita practiced law for several years as a business and corporate attorney.
Vinita continues to teach as a visiting lecturer at Santa Clara University School of Law. She also serves the community as Judge Pro Tem in Santa Clara County, and serves on various advisory Boards of non-profit organizations.