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The Forum for Colleges and Universities

March 25, 2013

8:30-8:40 | WELCOME – John M. Myers, Esq., Of Counsel, Montgomery McCracken

8:40-9:15 | THE COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIGHER EDUCATION AND TODAY’S FAMILIES – The relationship between higher education institutions and families has become more complex. Colleges and universities find that the behaviors of some parents may be described as “helicopter” or “Velcro” as they are involved in ways rarely before seen.
Stephanie Ives, Ed.D., Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Temple University

9:15-10:00 | HELICOPTER PARENTING: OBSERVATIONS, EXPERIENCES AND PREDICTIONS – Along with Stephanie Ives, Ed.D., Valerie Harrison, Esq., Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel at Arcadia University and George Stroud, Dean of Students at Cabrini College, will continue with a panel discussion on “helicopter parenting” and encourage questions and observations from the audience.
Stephanie Ives, Ed.D., Valerie Harrison, Esq., Arcadia University
George Stroud, Cabrini College

10:00-10:15 | BREAK


  • Lessons learned from the Freeh Report – Donald W. Kramer, Esq., Of Counsel, Montgomery McCracken
  • The HUP Test in Sales and Real Estate Tax Exemptions: The Impact on Institutions of Higher Education –Virginia P. Sikes, Esq., Partner, Montgomery McCracken
  • Executive Compensation: IRS Initiatives in Higher Education – Frank Giardini, Principal, Grant Thornton

11:00-11:45 | WHAT COULD GO WRONG? RISK MANAGEMENT IS EMERGING AS KEY MANAGEMENT TOOL – The presenters will review key risks faced by colleges and universities and recommended steps to effectively manage those risks and protect your institution’s assets, particularly its reputation.
Karen M. Ibach, Esq., Partner, Montgomery McCracken
Larry Ladd, Director, Grant Thornton

11:45-12:30 | TITLE IX: THE ELEPHANT ON CAMPUS – How an institution of higher education should take preventive steps to protect those on campus and the institution itself.
Carmon M. Harvey, Esq., Partner, Montgomery McCracken

Please RSVP to Stephanie Redding by March 15th at 215-772-7260 or Refer to Forum for Colleges & Universities when responding.

March 25, 2013 at 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

123 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

CLE Credits : 3.5 PA / NJ