Speakers - National Conference on Law and Higher Education

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David A. Armstrong, J.D.
President/CEO
Thomas More College
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Scott R. Bauries, J.D.
Robert G. Lawson Associate Professor of Law
University of Kentucky
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Elizabeth Brenner
Parent Advocate
Protect Students Abroad

Joshua Bosin, J.D.
Partner
Holland & Knight
Atlanta, Georgia
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Timothy M. Burke, J.D.
Manley Burke
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Katrina Chapman, J.D.
Associate, Holland & Knight
Boston, Massachusetts
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Will Creeley, J.D.
Vice President of Legal and Public Advocacy
FIRE: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
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Jean Demchak, CPCU
Managing Director
Marsh USA Inc.
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Jen Day Shaw, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
University of Florida
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Gene Deisinger, Ph.D.
Managing Partner
SIGMA Threat Management Associates
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Lorna Fink, J.D.
University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Lynn University
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Leslie M. Gomez, J.D.
Partner
Pepper Hamilton LLP
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Oren Griffin, J.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law
Mercer Law
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Kelley Hodge, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator
University of Virginia
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Dr. Neal Hutchens, J.D.
Associate Professor of Education (Higher Education) and Senior Research Associate
Affiliate Faculty, Penn State Law
Pennsylvania State University
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Adam Jussel, J.D.
Director of Student Conduct
Washington State University
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James Kessler
Consultant, Salome Heyward & Associates
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Peter Lake, J.D.
Charles A. Dana Chair and Director, Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy
Stetson University College of Law
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Beverly E. Ledbetter, J.D.
Vice President and General Counsel
Brown University
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Cindi Love, Ed.D.
Executive Director
ACPA-College Student Educators International
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Thomas Major, Jr., J.D.
Corporate Counsel
Lumina Foundation
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Nicole L. McDonald, Ph.D.
Strategy Officer
Lumina Foundation
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Jim Newberry, J.D.
Attorney
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC
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Jeffrey J. Nolan, J.D.
Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew
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Karen L. Pennington, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life
Montclair State University
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John R. Przypyszny, J.D.
Partner, Drinker Biddle
Washington, D.C.
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Jacob H. Rooksby, M.Ed, J.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Law
Duquesne University
Of Counsel
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.

Charles P. Rose, J.D.
Former General Counsel, United States Department of Education
Shareholder, Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose Ltd.

Laura Rothstein, J.D.
Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville

Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.
Director, Ph.D. Program in Educational Leadership
University of Dayton
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Jonathan D. Tarnow, J.D.
Partner, Drinker Biddle
Washington D.C.
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Gina Maisto Smith, J.D.
Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
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Beth Stathos, J.D.
General Counsel
Chi Omega Fraternity

Ros Thackurdeen
Parent Advocate
Protect Students Abroad


William E. Thro, J.D.
General Counsel
University of Kentucky
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Noah Welte, J.D.
Assistant Legal Counsel
Thomas More College

Julian Williams
Vice President, Compliance Diversity and Ethics
George Mason University