Higher Education Symposium

2018 Keynote and Presentations

2018 Keynote Address

Ralph Martin, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Northeastern University, our keynote speaker, spoke on “Many hats, multiple opportunities: General Counsel in Higher Education.”

2017 Keynote and Presentations

2017 Keynote Address

David Greene, President of Colby College, gave a dynamic and inspiring presentation on his experience leading revitalization efforts in Waterville, ME, and on the south side of Chicago, through his roles at Colby College and University of Chicago respectively.

Recent Developments in 403(b) Plan Excessive Fee Litigation

In 2016, a dozen lawsuits were filed challenging the fees and investment options of retirement plans offered to the employees of several top universities. In this video, Goodwin Partners Jamie Fleckner and Alison Douglass discussed the plaintiff and defense theories and recent developments in these litigations, as well as the risk of additional lawsuits.

2016 Keynote and Presentations

2016 Keynote Address

International Operations

Selected Wage and Hour Issues

2015 Presentations

The University As A Regulatory Minefield

Tenure and the Law

Expanding the Boundaries of Online Education

Endowment Risk Management

Best Practices for Technology Companies