Program

The Foundation Conversation will take place on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the TIAA-CREF Wharton Auditorium in New York City (730 Third Avenue between 45th and 46th Streets).

 
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8:45 a.m.





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2:00 p.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 
WELCOME
Nancy Oliver Gray, President, Hollins University, and Vice Chair for Resource Development, CIC Board of Directors
 
GREETINGS FROM TIAA-CREF
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., President and CEO (invited)
 
INTRODUCTION
Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges
 
PLENARY SESSION: FOUNDATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS IN PARTNERSHIP TO ADVANCE INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Michael Gilligan, President, Henry Luce Foundation, and Member, CIC Board of Directors
 
SESSION II: PRIVATE FOUNDATION SOURCES OF SUPPORT
Michele Cahill, Vice President, National Program, and Director, Urban Education, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Douglas Wood, Program Officer in Higher Education, Ford Foundation
 
BREAK
 
SESSION III: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SOURCES OF SUPPORT
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation
William Craig Rice, Director, Division of Education Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities
 
SESSION IV: CHALLENGES TO PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT OF INDEPENDENT HIGHER EDUCATION
Adam Meyerson, President, Philanthropy Roundtable

SESSION V: OTHER SOURCES OF SUPPORT
Stephanie Bell Rose, TIAA-CREF Managing Director and Head, TIAA-CREF Institute
Dan E. Davidson, President, American Councils for International Education
 
Announcements: Barbara Hetrick, Senior Vice President, Council of Independent Colleges
 
BUFFET LUNCHEON AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS  WITH FOUNDATION EXECUTIVES
 
ADJOURNMENT