John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

Weinberg Center

News and Highlights from the Weinberg Center:

The Weinberg Center announces that it has published a new brochure, which focuses on its mission and related activities.

  •  For a copy of the pdf version of the Brochure, click HERE
  • To view an interactive version of the brochure, click HERE

Charles Elson named one of Ethisphere's 2014 100 individuals most influential in business ethics

“Save the Dates"

Spring 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015
Webcast on Board Composition
(For more information and to register go to Upcoming Events)

Fall 2015

November 18 -19, 2015
Delaware Law Issues Update Conferernce
(Watch this space - More details to follow)

Weinberg Article on the "Management Knowledge-Captured Board"

Ann C. Mulé, Associate Director, and Charles M. Elson, Director, of the Weinberg Center, have recently published an article in the first quarter 2014 edition of Directors & Boards magazine.  The article is about the importance of independent director industry expertise on a public company board and the dangers of a “management knowledge-captured board.”  Ms. Mulé and/or Professor Elson have spoken on this topic at: the ABA Business Law Section Spring 2014 Meeting, the 2014 Citadel Directors Institute and The Conference Board's Global Corporate Governance Research Center's Corporate/Investor Summit.





News Highlights

May 5: 'Auditor of the Future'

Panel discussion to explore upcoming changes in the auditing profession

A group of experts and leaders will visit UD on May 5 for "The Auditor of the Future," a panel discussion on the latest developments in auditing.

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The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

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