Conference Presentations

​A compilation of presentations from recent CIC events, which collectively explore a range of higher education topics.


 

 2016 Presidents Institute

 
  • A Model for Integrating Data-Science with the Liberal Arts: Responding to Workforce Demands
    • L. Isabel Cárdenas-Navia, Director of Emerging Workforce Programs, Business-Higher Education Forum; Brian K. Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer, Business-Higher Education Forum; Chair: Robert R. Ivany, President, University of St. Thomas (TX)
  • Approaches to Making College Affordable
  • Compelling Findings: Results from Research on the Future of Independent Higher Education
    • James C. Hearn, Professor and Associate Director, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia, and Fellow, TIAA-CREF Institute; Chris Kimball, President, California Lutheran University, and Chair, CIC Project on the Future of Independent Higher Education Steering Committee; Christopher Morphew, Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, College of Education, University of Iowa; Chair: David A. King, President, Malone University
  • Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement
    • MaryAnn Baenninger, President, Drew University; Jonathan Lash, President, Hampshire College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles, Inc.; James H. Mullen, Jr., President, Allegheny College; Chair: Richard L. Ludwick, President and CEO, Independent Colleges of Indiana
  • Developing Interfaith Cooperation on Campus
  • Developing Partnerships with Colleges and Universities in Mexico
  • Educating Men: What Works?
    • Tracy Fitzsimmons, President, Shenandoah University; Gregory D. Hess, President, Wabash College; John S. Wilson, Jr., President, Morehouse College; Chair: R. Patricia Fadden, IHM, President, Immaculata University
  • Evaluating Alternative Business Models
    • Margaret L. Drugovich, President, Hartwick College; Todd S. Hutton, President, Utica College; Chair: M. Christopher White, President, Chowan University
  • Expanding Strategic Alliances in Independent Colleges
  • High-Tech and High-Touch—How to Have Both
  • How Presidents Can Make Effective Use of Board Retreats
    • Gordon Bietz, President, Southern Adventist University; Troy D. Hammond, President, North Central College; Antoinette Hays, President, Regis College (MA); Chair: Roslyn Clark Artis, President, Florida Memorial University
  • How to Establish Retention as a Campus-Wide Priority
    • Pamela Eibeck, President, University of the Pacific; Thomas F. Flynn, President, Alvernia University; Jennifer Wick, Vice President, Scannell & Kurz, a Division of Ruffalo Noel Levitz; Chair: James E. Brenneman, President, Goshen College
  • Improving Financial Vitality and Access to Capital in Challenging Times
    • Robert J. Bertucci, Vice President and Senior Research Analyst, OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; Meghan B. Burke, Member, Head of Public Finance, and Chair of Education Practice Group, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC; Stefano Falconi, former Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, Simmons College; Chair: Michael C. Maxey, President, Roanoke College
  • International Student Opportunities: Recruitment, Regulations, Exchanges, Partnerships
  • Is Computer Science a Liberal Art?
  • Legal Issues That Keep Presidents Up at Night
    • Jim Newberry, Attorney and Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC; Chair: Dottie L. King, President, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Maximizing the Impact of Intercollegiate Athletics on Private Colleges and Universities
  • Mexico and U.S. Independent Higher Education Leadership Forum
    • Arturo Cherbowski Lask, Director, Santander Universidades and Universia (Mexico); Richard Ekman, President, CIC; Rodrigo Guerra Botello, Secretary General, FIMPES (Mexico); Guillermo Hernández Duque Delgadillo, Director General for Strategic Partnerships, ANUIES (Mexico); Chris Kimball, Chair, CIC Board of Directors, and President, California Lutheran University
  • Open Forum: Project on the Future of Independent Higher Education
    • Elizabeth A. Fleming, President, Converse College; Chris Kimball, Chair, CIC Board of Directors, and President, California Lutheran University; John M. McCardell, Jr., Vice Chancellor and President, Sewanee: The University of the South; Edwin H. Welch, President, University of Charleston
  • Parenting Young Children on Campus (Joint Session with Presidential Spouses and Partners)
    • James S. Dlugos, Jr., President, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine; Melissa Jones Dlugos, Presidential Spouse, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine; Michael Hemesath, President, Saint John’s University (MN); Mary Hinton, President, College of Saint Benedict; Chair: Rachel Rumple-Comerford, Presidential Spouse, Blackburn College
  • Prioritizing Academic and Administrative Programs
    • Robert C. Dickeson, President and Principal, Academic Strategy Partners, LLC, President Emeritus, University of Northern Colorado, and former Senior Vice President, Lumina Foundation; Chair: Susan West Engelkemeyer, President, Nichols College
  • Proposed Rules for Overtime Pay
  • Social Media and Crisis Management: Preparation and Response
    • Michael Stoner, Co-Founder and President, mStoner, Inc.; Chair: Scott Flanagan, President, Edgewood College
  • The Financial and Strategic Outlook for Private Colleges
  • The Implications of Changing Donor Behavior on Major Giving and Engagement with Young Alumni
    • Paul Mylott, Senior Advancement Management Consultant, Royall & Company–Advancement; Lee Pelton, President, Emerson College; Wayne B. Powell, President, Lenoir-Rhyne University; Chair: Cathy S. Dove, President, Paul Smith’s College
  • Title IX Compliance and Promising Practices
    • Peter F. Lake, Professor of Law, Charles A. Dana Chair, and Director of the Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy, Stetson University College of Law; Chair: Katherine Bergeron, President, Connecticut College
  • Tuition Resets: Considerations for Presidents Based on Case Examples
    • Lucie Lapovsky, Principal, Lapovsky Consulting, former President, Mercy College (NY), and former Vice President for Finance, Goucher College; Chair: J. Derek Halvorson, President, Covenant College
  • Turning Financial Challenges into Opportunities
    • Pamela M. Balch, President, West Virginia Wesleyan College; Eugene J. Cornacchia, President, Saint Peter’s University; Richard H. Dorman, President, Westminster College (PA); George E. Martin, President, St. Edward’s University; Chair: Laurie M. Hamen, President, Mount Mercy University
  • Understanding Board Culture
    • Peter D. Eckel, Senior Fellow and Director of Leadership Programs, Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy, University of Pennsylvania; Cathy A. Trower, President, Trower & Trower, Inc.
 

 2015 Institute for Chief Academic and Chief Advancement Officers

 
 

 2015 College Media Conference

 
  • Anatomy of a Crisis: Ebola at Emory
  • Behind the Headlines: Making Education News
    • Allie Grasgreen, Higher Education Reporter, POLITICO Pro; Melissa Korn, Higher Education Reporter, Wall Street Journal; Jon Marcus, Higher Education Editor, Hechinger Report, and North American Correspondent, Times (UK) Higher Education
  • Magazine Perspectives on the Education Story
    • Haley Sweetland Edwards, Correspondent, TIME Magazine; Tim Goral, Editor-in-Chief, University Business; David Pluviose, Executive Editor, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
  • Managing and Maximizing Social Media
    • Michael Kiser, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Lafayette College; Dan Zaiontz, Author of #Follow The Leader: Lessons in Social Media Success from #HigherEd CEOs, Consultant on Strategic Planning and Public Affairs, and Professor, Seneca College (Canada)
  • Mastering Digital Media
    • Doug Haddix, Assistant Vice President for Editorial Communications, Ohio State University
  • Public Policy: Challenges on the Education Front
  • Speaking Out: The Presidential Op-Ed
    • Roland King, Vice President for Public Affairs (retired), NAICU; Media Consultant
  • The Art of the Pitch
  • The Business of Higher Education
    • Sandra Block, Senior Associate Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance; Ron Lieber, Personal Finance Columnist, New York Times, and author, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart about Money; Janet Lorin, Higher Education Reporter, Bloomberg News
 

 2015 Workshops for Department and Division Chairs