Preliminary Program

The Foundation Conversation will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the TIAA-CREF Wharton Auditorium in New York City (730 Third Avenue between 45th and 46th Streets).

 
​8:00 a.m.

8:20 a.m.












8:35 a.m.




9:20 a.m.




10:05 a.m.

10:20 a.m.



11:05 a.m.







Noon








12:45 p.m.



2:00 p.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 
WELCOME
Michael Gilligan, President, Henry Luce Foundation, and member, CIC Board of Directors
Nancy Oliver Gray, President, Hollins University, and Vice Chair for Resource Development, CIC Board of Directors
 
GREETINGS FROM TIAA-CREF
Ron Pressman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
 
INTRODUCTION
Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges

SESSION I: KEYNOTE
Earl Lewis, President, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Moderator: Marjorie Hass, President, Austin College, and member, CIC Board of Directors
 
SESSION II
Barbara Chow, Director, Education Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Moderator: Thomas A. Kazee, President, University of Evansville
 
BREAK
 
SESSION III
Judith Shapiro, President, Teagle Foundation
Moderator: Donald R. Eastman III, President, Eckerd College
 
SESSION IV
Daniel Greenstein, Director of Education, Postsecondary Success in the United States Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
John Ettinger, Chief Executive Officer, Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Moderator: Mary B. Marcy, President, Dominican University of California

SESSION V
Eugene R. Tempel, Founding Dean, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University
Moderator: W. Richard Merriman, Jr., President, Southwestern College (KS)
 
Announcements: Barbara Hetrick, Senior Vice President, Council of Independent Colleges
 
BOXED LUNCHES AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS  WITH FOUNDATION EXECUTIVES
(See program for discussion group leaders and locations.)

ADJOURNMENT