Fall 2020 Course Offerings: BUS 251 000A Legal Environment and Contract Law (campus-semester) BUS 251 049X Legal Environment and Contract Law (online-term 1) BUS 460 000X and 049X Employment Law (campus and online-term 1) BUS 493 049Y Team Design and Performance (online-term 2)
Summer immersion program on various topics relating to current issues and best practices
in management of colleges and universities (2003)
Stetson University College of Law
Graduated cum laude and was a member of the Law Review Staff and Mock Trial Team -
Published a case note in the Stetson Law Review - Received the Best Oral Advocate
Award for class - Rank #13 out of 122 graduates (1982-85)
University of Tampa
Graduated with Special Senior Honors and received a Baccalaureate Degree in Business
Nebraska State Bar Association (Licensed to practice law) (2002-Present)
Florida Bar Association (Licensed to practice law) (1985-Present)
Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (2004-Present)
Education Law Association (2007-Present)
National Association for College Admission Counseling (2000-2004)
National Association of College and University Attorneys (1990-1999)
Whether on campus or online, Hutchison’s classes include application of course theory
to “real life” cases and current events.Hutchison believes in group projects and collaborative
work, since both are prevalent in today’s business environment.
A native of Florida, Dr. Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Management at University of Tampa, and a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University
College of Law.
Hutchison served as legal counsel to Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and then started
a private law practice in Tampa, Florida. In 1990 she entered the field of education,
serving as General Counsel to Pasco-Hernando Community College and designing and launching
the school’s first paralegal program.
Hutchison moved to Nebraska in 2000 and served College of Saint Mary in Omaha as Vice
President for College Relations and General Counsel until 2004.
Now, devoted to teaching and cheering for the Bobcats, Hutchison embraces her role
teaching law and business courses and mentoring Peru’s business students.