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Q&A: An Inside Look at an OCIO Search Process from the Investment Committee Chair’s Perspective

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SEI interviewed Michael Ellis, the investment committee chair for Moravian College, to find out more about the college’s outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) search process. We talked about what led the committee to make the decision to begin a search for an OCIO, what the search process was like, how they narrowed the field, and advice for others considering a search for themselves.

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Board Oversight of Transformational Projects: Using Project Risk Reviews to Gain Assurance and Support Success

December 10, 2020 – Major transformational projects (e.g., system implementations, new construction, institutional restructuring) challenge and impact higher education institutions every day – sometimes involving budget overruns, schedule delays and other resource constraints. Institutions are increasingly looking to objective resources (e.g., internal audit, independent consultants) to provide insights and assurance regarding risks to their strategic projects.

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What Do We Do Now? Navigating the Toughest Questions and Decisions

December 1, 2020 – Colleges and universities have experienced tremendous disruptions, with the COVID-19 pandemic shortening the runaway for survivability for many small private colleges and universities. The purpose of this webinar is to provide board members and institutional leaders with the recovery strategies and tactics that will help them navigate the most difficult institutional conversations and decisions, including the decision to close if all other options have been exhausted.

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