The NACUA Annual Conference starts on Sunday, June 24 in Minneapolis. The Conference attracts hundreds of higher education attorneys each year and focuses on current issues and legal developments in the field of higher education law. The conference affords attorneys the opportunity to share formal and informal insights and expertise with colleagues from across the country and the world and provides an abundance of networking opportunities.

Cooley is a sponsor of the Wednesday morning networking break during the 2018 NACUA Annual Conference. Mike Goldstein will be speaking on two panels during the conference. The sessions details for these panels are below.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Higher Education: Managing Aggregation and Dis-Aggregation in an Evolving Environment
Moderator/Speaker: Mike Goldstein
Tuesday, June 26
2:00 – 3:15 pm

The panel will debate the evolving meaning of M&A in higher education, explore the legal and practical aspects of the aggregation and “dis-aggregation” of institutions and institutional activities and discuss the role of in-house and outside counsel in managing education-related M&A activities among separate entities of various forms and types in the context of a complex regulatory framework.

Future of International Recruiting in an Increasingly Competitive Environment
Moderator: Mike Goldstein
Wednesday, June 27
9:00 – 10:15 am

The key topics that will be discussed during this panel include: an overview of international recruitment models, the constraints – domestic and international, accreditation of recruiters and recruiting agencies and the landscape of international recruiting looking forward.

We hope to see you there!


Mike Goldstein has been a pioneer in the development of new and more effective and efficient approaches to education in general and eLearning in particular through the creation of innovative approaches to combining the resources and interests of the various sectors of the education, technology, financial and governmental communities.

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