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As a well-known expert, Dr. Lapovsky is often invited to present at major higher education organizations. She has been a frequent speaker at the annual meetings of the Council of Independent Colleges, the Association of Governing Boards

and others.

Can We Keep Higher Education Affordable? CIC Keynote Address, November 2012 – Keynote address, Council of Independent College’s Chief Academic Officer’s Institute, San Antonio, Texas, November 6, 2012


What Should the Board Know to Assure that Its institution is Operating Efficiently and Effectively? – Idea Exchange, Association of Governing Board’s Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April, 2013

Can Women Have It All – Panel discussion sponsored by the Women’s Mentoring and Leadership Alliance, New York City March 20, 2013

Where to Spend Scarce Resources: The Case of Three Liberal Arts Colleges – Council of Independent College’s President’s Institute, Palm Harbour, Florida January 5, 2013

What Presidents are Talking About – Women’s Leadership Institutes in Florida and California sponsored ACUI, November 30th, December 1st and 5th, 2011


Benchmarking Women’s Leadership and a Collective Action Agenda – National Council for Research on Women Western Regional Conference in Pomona, CA


Benchmarking Women’s Leadership – Montgomery, AL Chamber of Commerce Annual Diversity Summit

Women in the Board Room and in the President’s Office: What Difference Does it Make? – Panel discussion at the Association of Governing Board’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles

Council for Independent Colleges Tuition Pricing and Discounting Workshop –Council for Independent Colleges

Profile of Chief Financial Officers with Ken Redd – NACUBO annual conference in San Francisco

Benchmarking Women’s Leadership – NACUBO Annual Conference in San Francisco


Tuition Discounting with Sandy Baum – Student Financial Aid Research Conference in San Diego

How to Save Resources: Creative Solutions to Cost Containment – Keynote address to the California Association of Institutional Researchers, Pasadena, CA


Enrollment and Endowment Management with Sandy Baum – Presented 12 times throughout Japan

How to Think About Cost and Cost Containment – Webinar for Magna Publications

Tuition Discounting is Everyone’s Business – with Reagan Ramsower, Tally Hart and Tom Taylor at the NACUBO annual meeting in New Orleans

Tuition Discounting: Not Just a Private Sector Practice Anymore – With Sandy Baum at the NASFAA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Tuition Discounting: Not Just a Private Sector Practice Anymore – With Sandy Baum at the AGB Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Are Need-Based Aid and Merit Aid Competing Compatible Policy Goals? – Panel discussion at the ACE Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Tuition Discounting: Not Just a Private College Issue – With Sandy Baum at the Steinhardt Institute at NYU, New York, NY

Cost Containment and Institutional Quality – Invited address to University of Pennsylvania alums from the Doctorate in Education Program, Philadelphia, PA

Cost, Quality and Access in Higher Education – Luncheon plenary with Britt Kirwan at the Annual Conference of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA


Cost Containment and Institutional Quality – AGB meeting, Pittsburgh, PA


Expensive Policies – AGB meeting, Pittsburgh, PA


New Answers to Old Questions About College Costs – Plenary panel at AGB annual meeting, Orlando, FL

A Conversation About College Costs – Hosted by AGB, Chicago, IL


A Conversation About College Costs – Hosted by AGB, Atlanta, GA

Setting Tuition in an Age of Discounting and Competition – With Sanford Ungar and Anthony Caprio at the Association of Governing Boards Annual Meeting, San Diego


Enrollment Management and Tuition Discounting – Independent Colleges of Indiana Trustees Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Tuition Discounting and Enrollment Management – Council of Independent College’s of Virginia annual meeting of Admissions and Financial Aid Officers,

Virginia Beach, VA

A National Treasure: Education and Beyond – Panel at Brown Plus 50: A Renewed Agenda for Social Justice Colloquium at New York University, New York, NY

Improving Lives: Ensuring Academic Success for Low-income Adults –American Council on Education 2004 Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida

The Importance of Student Retention from a Presidential Perspective – USA Funds Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona

Strategic Planning under Fiscal Constraints – American Council on Education, Washington DC

Common Budgeting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: A Budgeting Process for Lean Times – Stamats, Atlanta, Georgia

Fiscal Foundations and Economic Pressures – American Council of Learned Societies, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Understanding Tuition Discounting – Association of Governing Boards, Baltimore, Maryland

Portfolio Construction: Strategies and Traps – Association of Governing Boards,

Baltimore, Maryland

Drew University – Searches for Vice President for Finance and Administration, Associate Vice President for Finance/Controller and Associate Controller


Ripon College – Board presentation on tuition pricing and discounting


Trinity Washington University – Search for Vice President of Financial Affairs/CFO


Cabrini – Board retreat on tuition pricing and discounting


Saudi Arabia Education Ministry – Leadership training for women administrators in Saudi universities


Cornell College – Board retreat discussing tuition discounting and pricing

Jessie Ball DuPont Fund – Board Conversation on Higher Education Finance


American University in Paris – Board Conversation on Enrollment and Tuition Issues in U.S. Higher Education

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