Posted 11.16.06

The Executive Doctor of Management (EDM) Program was well represented at the 35th annual conference of The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action in Chicago, November 16-18.  ARNOVA holds an annual conference where researchers, scholars, and practitioners unite to discuss innovations in nonprofit research.  This year's conference theme was "Voluntary Action and Government: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on Nonprofit Organziations, Philanthropy, and Public-Private Relations."

EDM faculty and students contributed by presenting in two conference tracks on November 16.  The panel in the Boards/Governance track was entitled, "Trans-Sectoral Lessons for Governance: Concepts and Findings for Effective Board Engagement," and featured Paul Salipante, professor of Labor and Human Resource Policy, J. Bart Morrison, EDM 2002, Larry Ettner, EDM 2006, Bruce C. Gockerman, EDM 2008, and Brian L. Newton, EDM 2008. 

The second group presented as part of the Grassroots & Community Action track and their panel was entitled, "Dealings with the Challenges of Social Action: Framing Problems and Generating Knowledge for Nonprofit Leaders."  Presenters included Paul Salipante, Monika L. Hudson, EDM 2007, Rosemary Maina, EDM 2008, Cheryl Baldwin, EDM 2008, and Peter Chan, EDM 2008.

The EDM Program integrates concept and practice within the context of today's emerging and pressing global issues.  For more information contact Sue Nartker, managing director, at or call 216-368-1943.

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