The Villanova School of Business sponsors a Forum on the Credit Crisis

VILLANOVA, PA, 1 October 2008—On Thursday, October 2nd, The Villanova School of Business sponsors a Forum on the Credit Crisis. A panel of distinguished VSB faculty and industry alumni will share their expertise to provide a detailed interpretation of current economic conditions. The goal of the event is to help Villanova students, faculty, and staff, as well as the surrounding community, to better understand the historical context and impact of what is occuring in the financial services industry.

Expert panelists span a range of disciplines that are affected by the crisis including real estate, finance, economics, and corporate social responsibility. Henry Klehm III VSB ’80 and Partner at Jones Day along with Gary Shugrue VSB ’76 and Chief Investment Officer of ACP, will join the discussion to share their perspectives as insiders in the financial industry.

Following the panel, attendees will be invited to pose questions to the experts and industry representatives. “We encourage students, faculty, staff, parents, and the surrounding community to engage themselves in this interactive discussion about the historical implications this crisis has for all of us and the global economy,” says James Danko, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the business school. “VSB expects this to be a particularly informative and timely event.”

The Villanova School of Business Forum on the Credit Crisis will take place Thursday, October 2nd in the Connelly Center Villanova Room at Villanova University from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Click here for a live webcast. Archived and iTunes editions will also be available on Friday, October 3rd.

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