Dr. Gregory Malveaux, author, and collegewide coordinator of Montgomery College’s study abroad program, was interviewed by Inside Higher Education. The high-profile case “Munn vs. Hotchkiss School” and its recent ruling was the subject. The case involves a student who contracted a disease from a tick bite while studying abroad in rural China and was subsequently awarded an unprecedented amount in damages. Some believe the case may have a major impact on overseas program coordination. The article first appeared in Inside Higher Ed on August 24, 2017.
Headline: $41.5M verdict for student who fell ill on school trip to China has implications for study abroad