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.

Bringing together board chairs, corporate directors and senior executives to address the critical issues facing boards today. Directors Academy is a one and a half day Director focused educational program for “C-Suite” and board ready individuals who aspire to serve on public or private boards.

The 2015 Directors’ Dialogue is scheduled for Tuesday April 7, 2015.

Evidence & Perspectives is a quarterly breakfast series featuring prominent corporate, academic and nonprofit board leaders who provide insights on trends that directly affect the performance and success of public, private and nonprofit organizations.

June 12, 2014

Recent studies have shown that diversifying the skills on your board will not necessarily produce better performance in the long run. “Director Skill Sets,” a paper presented at this year’s Academic Conference, examines how director skills cluster on and across various boards.

Center for Corporate Governance News

January 14, 2015 Stacie Roberts, MBA ’10, director of corporate governance at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, was named one of Corporate Secretary magazine’s Governance Professionals of the Year.
September 3, 2014 Past awardees include Charisse Lillie, VP of Community Investment Comcast Corporation, Dr. Ann Weaver Hart, president of Temple University, and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, Federal Judge within the United States Court of Appeals.
July 10, 2014 As stock prices tumble at two apparel brands with controversial founders, CNN Money looks to research by LeBow professor Ralph Walkling, PhD to examine what the costs of the two men’s indiscretions tr
June 12, 2014 We have all heard that diversifying the skills on your board would bring you better performance in the long run. However, recent studies have shown that this is not necessarily the case.

Upcoming Events

Apr
07
Tue. Apr. 7th. @ 09:00am

The New Activism

Directors’ Dialogue is an “invitation only” full day program designed by corporate leaders to promote candid discussions of important governance issues, supported by the latest practical research.

Apr
07
Tue. Apr. 7th. @ 05:30pm

William McDermott, CEO of SAP will give Keynote Address at the 2015 DIRECTORS’ DIALOGUE DINNER.
Register now for your seat at the table!

Apr
17
Fri. Apr. 17th. @ 07:45am

The Eight Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance will be held at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business on April 17, 2015. The conference features theoretical and empirical research related to corporate governance with a slight preference to research related to work by this year’s honoree, Jonathan M. Karpoff.

May
20
Wed. May. 20th. @ 01:00pm

Directors Academy is a one and a half day Director focused educational program for “C-Suite” and board ready individuals who aspire to serve on public or private boards.