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Husch Blackwell to Host College Promise Fundraiser

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Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce its hosting of and participation in a reception benefiting the College Promise Campaign. College Promise is a national, non-partisan initiative to build broad public support for funding the first two years of higher education for hard-working students starting in community colleges. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Husch Blackwell’s Chicago office at 120 South Riverside Drive and will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Former Husch Blackwell chairman Maurice Watson will moderate a panel with Arne Duncan and Dr. Martha Kanter on challenges facing students and strategies for supporting them as they prepare for and enter their first two years of higher education.

Duncan served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education under President Barack Obama from 2009-15. Kanter served with him from 2009-13 at the Department as the Under Secretary of Education. Currently, she is the Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign.

Husch Blackwell maintains one of the largest higher education practice groups in the U.S. and represents major research institutions, regional universities, private colleges, nursing and allied health schools, community colleges, proprietary schools and publicly traded school groups. The group helps schools with virtually every facet of higher education administration, including compliance and strategy, student affairs, Title IV federal student aid and finances, litigation and administrative actions, and labor and employment issues. The group frequently serves clients as outside general counsel.

To register: Community Engagement Reception Benefiting College Promise