Symposium Schedule — June 13-16

Sunday, June 13th

Registration
Noon to 6 p.m.
Guests check in and receive welcome packet and room keys

Pre-symposium Workshop – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (optional)
“Working with the Board” – A panel discussion with Board members

Welcome Reception – The State of the Presidency
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Kick-off Presentation – Paul Fain, Senior Reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dinner
   

Monday, June 14th

Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
  

Session 1: Characteristics of a Successful President
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

– Harry Peterson, President Emeritus of Western State College

Break 
9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Session 2: Becoming an Effective Fund Raiser 
9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

– Jerry Panas, Executive Director for Panas, Linzy & Partners

Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
   

Session: Building Your Team
11:00 a.m. to Noon

– Dan Carey, President of Edgewood College

Luncheon 
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
  

Session 3: TBA
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    

Break
2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Session 4: Leading a Financially Troubled Institution: The Art of the Turnaround
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

– Terry McTaggert, former Chancellor for the University of Maine System and former President of University of Southern Maine and co-author of Academic Turnarounds “

Free Time
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
   

Reception and Dinner
6:00 p.m.
   

Tuesday, June 15th

Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
  

Session 1: TBA
8:30 a.m. to 930 a.m.
   

Break
9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
 

Session 2: An Inside Look at the Life of a President 
9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

– Lisa Ryerson, President of Wells College, and Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University

Break
10:45 a.m to 11:00 a.m.
  

Session: When Thing Go Awry – Ways to Get into Troubled Waters
11:00 a.m.to Noon

– Professor Judy McLaughlin, Director of the Higher Education Program at Harvard University

Lunch 
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
 

Session 3: The Public Face of the President – Media, Government, and Foundations
1:30 p.m. to 2:30p.m.

– a Panel Discussion

Break
2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
   

Session: Your First Contract – Things to Consider 
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

– Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University

Free Time 
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  

BBQ 
6:00 p.m.

SNHU President Paul LeBlanc’s home, 66 Highcrest Road, Manchester
  

Wednesday, June 16th
Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - Room Checkout
  
Post-Symposium Workshops (optional)

Workshop I: Understanding College and University Finance
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

– William McGarry, Senior Vice-President for Administration and Finance at Southern New Hampshire University

Lunch
Noon to 1:30 p.m. 
     

Workshop II: Successful Fundraising
1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

– Jerry Panas, Executive Director for Panas, Linzy & Partners

Symposium Close
4:00 p.m.
 

Presenters/schedule subject to change.

Contact Us
 

Lisa Jennings
Phone: 603.645.9631
Email: l.jennings@snhu.edu

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