Imogene Cathey graduated with a juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in Gainesville, and is currently general counsel for Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Imogene Cathey has been a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) since 2004.
Founded in 1960 by a group of attorneys who often litigated cases concerning colleges and universities, the NACUA strives to help institutions of higher learning by educating lawyers and administrators about the legal nuances of their industry. It also promotes continuing education for higher education’s legal counselors.
In addition, the NACUA creates legal resources, maintains a listserv (NACUANET), and provides a platform where campus-based attorneys can network and share valuable information about recent legal questions and cases.
The NACUA’s mission is to encourage improvement in legal service provided by college and university attorneys, and its members are dedicated to the values of “quality, collegiality, diversity, inclusiveness and respect.”
Since 2015, Imogene L. Cathey has served as general counsel at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania where she manages academic and corporate governance, personnel and employment issues, and other related areas. In conjunction with her legal career, Imogene L. Cathey has maintained membership in various professional organizations, such as the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.
The Allegheny County Bar Foundation (ACBF) recently announced its 2016 Pro Bono Achievement Award recipients. Six people were recognized by ACBF during its Fellows Reception for their commitment to providing free legal services to needy individuals.
The awards and winners were:
- Lifetime Pro Bono Service Award: Paul H. Titus – a lawyer with Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.
Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Award: Beth A. Dodson – an attorney at BNY Mellon.
Lorraine M. Bittner Public Interest Attorney Award: Barbara L. Clements – Pro Se Coordinator for the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Family Division.
Law Firm Award: Stoll Keenon Ogden – a law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh.
Young Lawyer Award: Katherine Leech Vollen – an attorney with Humphrey, Vollen & Anderson, LLC.
Legal Assistant Award: Miranda J. Settlemeyer – a legal assistant with Meyer Unkovic & Scott.
Law Student Award: Jason E. Piatt – provided pro bono services while a student at t the Duquesne University School of Law.
ACBF gives out these awards in conjunction with national Pro Bono Week, which is a week-long awareness initiative to recognize the important work that pro-bono attorneys do in providing legal services to individuals in financial need.
Imogene L. Cathey serves as the in-house general counsel for Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. One of Imogene Cathey’s favorite leisure pursuits is travel, including cruises to Caribbean islands.
There are several cruise lines that offer vacation trips to the Caribbean. If you are planning your own Caribbean cruise, here are three of the highest-rated companies.
1. Disney Cruise Line - With kid-friendly activities and excursions, Disney Cruise Line is a top choice for families. Disney is also a popular option for couples, with adults-only areas away from the children. Disney Cruise Line stops at 14 ports, including the line’s own private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.
2. Royal Caribbean - With shore excursions at popular destinations like Jamaica, Barbados, and the Cayman Islands, Royal Caribbean also offers cruisers an exclusive port in Labadee, Haiti. Popular Labadee excursions include a submarine ride 800 feet below sea level and the world’s longest over-water zip line.
3. Carnival Cruise Lines - Known for their lively, fun atmosphere, Carnival offers a variety of cruises lasting from three to 14 days. One of the more affordable options on the list with some cruises under $100 per person per night, saving money won’t mean missing out on premium destinations like Turks and Caicos, Belize, and Martinique.
Imogene L. Cathey serves as general counsel at Pennsylvania’s Seton Hill University. As a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), Imogene Cathey has presented on various Title IX compliance issues at NACUA conferences and workshops. A significant part of Title IX compliance relates to the requirement that institutions designate an on-campus coordinator to monitor compliance with regard to discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and sexual assault.
In an effort to support member institutions, NACUA has created a online training course for Title IX coordinators. In NACUA’s eight-session course, coordinators and other administrators will learn relevant policies and procedures, and be trained to handle the position’s various responsibilities. Topics include conducting prompt investigations, handling complaints, and understanding sexual harassment and violence.
The course includes instructor-facilitated learning with experienced NACUA member attorneys as well as self-study. Materials, such as virtual PowerPoint seminars, self-assessments, and supplemental resources, can be accessed any time, and students can interact with instructors during three separate webinar portions of the course. The cost of the course is $349 for NACUA member institutions and $449 for non-members.