The 2012 Workshop for Senior Administrators:
On October 18 and 19, 2012, the Workshop for Senior Administrators convened at the University of Indianapolis with the topic: Christian Higher Education:The Legal and Regulatory Landscape. This workshop addressed the challenges posed by contemporary legal and regulatory dynamics to the mission and identity of church-related institutions of higher learning and suggest positive ways to address them.
David W. Burcham, President of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California and John E. Hart,
General Counsel of Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio were the two speakers for this workshop which was lead by Mel Piehl, Dean of Christ College, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana.
John E. Hart
The workshop addressed such questions as:
- How can church-related institutions navigate the challenges contemporary legal and regulatory dynamics pose to mission and identity?
- How might these challenges offer opportunities to strengthen mission and identity?
- How might church-related institutions identify and address contemporary legal and regulatory challenges to hiring practices and labor relations?
- How might campus administrators effectively lead in strengthening mission and identity amidst these challenges?
Video of the two speakers' presentations at the Administrators Workshop is available here.