College and University Board Practice and Oversight in a Time of Rapid Change

Michael Cooney, Nixon Peabody
May 18, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Eastern time
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Join higher education leaders from BKD and Nixon Peabody as we discuss current pressures within the college and university environment. We'll cover board-level responsibilities and demonstrate how administrators can help build a shared understanding of current issues and campus needs. Michael Cooney of Nixon Peabody will explain legal responsibilities and BKD's Nick Wallace will identify communication and practical issues that can help you adapt your message to the board in these trying times.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain board fiduciary responsibilities
  • Discuss the implications of financial stress and communication responsibilities
  • Identify essential tools and best practices for helping the board understand current issues and campus needs

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CPE Information

CPE Credit
One CPE credit in the Specialized Knowledge field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance, during live broadcast.
Fields of Study
Program Level
Advance Preparation
Basic understanding of board fiduciary responsibilities and financial sustainability concepts.
University presidents, CFOs, VPs of finance, and board members
Delivery Method
Group internet-based
Refund Policy
There is no fee associated with this webinar.
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