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Health, Safety and Security Issues, the Subject of Area Colleges and Universities

August 10, 2011


Catherine H. Gillespie, speaker on legal issues

At a meeting of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), Montgomery McCracken partner Catherine H. Gillespie presented a segment on risk management and applicable federal laws relating to study abroad programs.  The program, held at Arcadia University, was attended by representatives from colleges and universities who are responsible for the implementation of study abroad programs at their respective institutions.  Arcadia University offers one of the largest study abroad programs in the nation. The OSAC is a public and private sector partnership which promotes security cooperation between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. private sector.

Gillespie is a partner in the Business Department at Montgomery McCracken.  Her multi-faceted practice focuses on higher education law where she counsels universities and colleges on student and faculty-related issues, Clery Act, FERPA and HIPAA compliance, organizational structure, bylaws, and policies and procedures; healthcare law with an emphasis on long term care; and corporate and tax law issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.

Gillespie is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.