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Friday, February 21, 2014

Professor Nancy Rapoport Helps Present UNLV Leadership Development Academy Workshop

Nancy B. Rapoport is the Gordon Silver Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law. She specializes in bankruptcy ethics, ethics in governance, and the depiction of lawyers in popular culture.

Professor Rapoport also serves as Coordinator of the Leadership Development Academy, a program at UNLV that aids in the further development of campus leaders.

On March 4, the Leadership Development Academy will present a workshop on the roles of presidents, provosts, and other university administrators. The event, to take place from 2 to 5 p.m. inside Room 219 of the Student Union, will feature the following panelists: President Karen Gross of Southern Vermont College, President John M. Rudley of Texas Southern University, and Vice Chancellor David Williams II of Vanderbilt University.

These leaders in higher education will discuss how they progressed to their current jobs, what challenges they face, what might lie in store for higher education, and how they work within a shared governance system to move their institutions forward.

This event is free and open to the public. Those interested in attending can RSVP here.