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Thursday, March 21 at 8:30 am

Michael S. Roth

Michael S. Roth '78 became the 16th president of Wesleyan University in 2007, after having served as Hartley Burr Alexander Professor of Humanities at Scripps College, Associate Director of the Getty Research Institute, and President of the California College of the Arts. At Wesleyan, Roth has overseen the most successful fundraising campaign in its history – emphasizing financial aid – as well as the launch of such academic programs as the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Shapiro Creative Writing Center, the College of the Environment, the College of Film and the Moving Image, the College of East Asian Studies and the College of Integrative Sciences.

Michael Roth

Friday, March 22 at 8:45 am
Becoming Affiliation-Ready; Things you Absolutely Need to Know

Dr. Barbara E. Brittingham

Barbara Brittingham is President of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of NEASC. NECHE accredits 226 colleges and universities in the six New England States and eleven American-style institutions in six other countries. Previously she served as a member and chair of the Commission.

She has served on the boards of six national accreditation organizations and has worked with ministries and universities in over twenty-five countries, sponsored by the Fulbright Commission, the U.S. State Department, the World Bank, and local governments and universities. Currently she serves on the board of Quality and Qualifications Ireland and on the Quality Council in Iceland. She has served as a non-federal negotiator, U.S. Department of Education negotiated rule-making Team I Program Integrity Issues and testified on distance education and competency-based education before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee.

Barbara Brittingham

Martin J. Howard, BA, MBA, CPA, CFA, CFP

The Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer directs and oversees more than 150 employees in the day-to-day financial management functions of Boston University including the Comptroller, Treasury & Debt Management, Internal Audit, Post Award Financial Operations, Risk Management, Sourcing & Procurement, and Systems Support.

Martin Howard

David Quigley, Ph.D.

David Quigley was named Provost and Dean of Faculties for Boston College in 2014. A distinguished historian, teacher, and scholar, Quigley demonstrated strong academic leadership since arriving at BC in 1998, serving as the dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Quigley also played a significant role in the conceptualization and design of Stokes Hall, the center of the humanities at Boston College, and in the ongoing effort to renew the undergraduate core curriculum. Colleagues praised his interdisciplinary and cross-school collaboration for initiatives such as Teachers for a New Era with the Lynch School of Education and the Portico program. A graduate of Amherst College with an MA and PhD from New York University, Quigley’s research and writing on 19th-century American history have earned him several prestigious academic fellowships, and he was recognized by Boston College with the University-wide Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007.

David Quigley

Anne Phillips Ogilby

Anne provides transactional and general counseling advice to health care, higher education, and other non-profit entities. She is the practice group leader of the firm's public finance group and former co-chair of the firm's health care group. Anne also devotes a significant portion of her time to general corporate counseling, including advising boards of directors on fiduciary duties, as well as operational and compliance matters.

Anne Phillips Ogilby

Michael J. Cooney

Counsel to a wide range of charitable and other nonprofit entities, and those who support them, Mike Cooney provides the nonprofit corporate and tax-exempt context in which these organizations can drive mission and margin. He directs the firm’s focus in higher education and exempt organizations. Mike was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the fields of Non-Profit/Charities Law and Tax Law. Mike has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2007, and was named 2017 and 2019 Non-Profit/Charities Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Washington, DC. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2007. Mike has also been recognized in Super Lawyers New York—Metro in Nonprofit, Schools & Education, and Health Care (2012). A Thomson Reuters publication, Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers based on a peer-review surveys and independent research.

Michael Cooney