Center for Corporate Governance

The Center for Corporate Governance serves as a leader in developing and advocating meaningful, substantive positions for corporate governance to guide directors and other practitioners as they lead and advise corporate Boards and discharge their fiduciary obligations.


Gain an in-depth grounding in the key components of corporate governance to enhance and broaden perspectives and put into practice as a key member of a board.

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Bringing together board chairs, corporate directors and senior executives to address the critical issues facing boards today. 

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The 2014 Directors Dialogue will be held Wednesday April 9, 2014. Denise Morrison, president and CEO of the Campbell’s Soup Company will serve as this year’s keynote dinner speaker.

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Evidence & Perspectives is a quarterly breakfast series featuring prominent corporate, academic, and nonprofit board leaders in an open discussion on governance topics.

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November 13, 2013

Why nonprofit boards should act more like their private brethren

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 07:45 - 16:15

The Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance will be held at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business April 25, 2014.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 13:00 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 17:00

The Center for Corporate Governance at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business presents:
Directors Academy: Dynamics in the Board Room

Day 1: May 13, 2014 1:00 P.M.- 5:00 P.M.(Half-day session)
Day 2: May 14, 2014 8:30 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.(Networking reception to follow)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 08:30 - 10:00

The Conference Board Governance Center and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business Center for Corporate Governance invite you to join us for a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 on the topic of effective board leadership in the 21st century.

College News

March 25, 2014 LeBow’s Eli Fich, PhD, associate professor of finance, spoke to the Wall Street Journal about Symantec’s board amid the criticism surrounding its firing of its CEO last week.
November 12, 2013 Drexel LeBow’s Center for Corporate Governance awarded first Director Education Certificates in Corporate Governance to six participants of its Directors Academy Program.
November 5, 2013 Corporate boards encouraged to examine CEO succession plans and monitor effectiveness of corporate social responsibility efforts.
May 8, 2013 Assistant Professor of Marketing Daniel Korschun, Ph.D., who was just honored with a top University teaching award, offers his students a “lifetime gurantee.”