Monday, August 20, 2018

In the News:

Beware conventional wisdom when planning for retirement
August 17, 2018
Professor of Taxation and Financial Planning Kenn Tacchino writes about retirement planning.

Legalities of non-disclosure agreements
WDEL news radio (no link available)
August 17, 2018
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield was live on the radio discussing non-disclosure agreements and their use among former White House staffers.

School consolidations rare; Issue lacks political traction
New Castle News
August 20, 2018
Political Science Professor J. Wesley Leckrone comments on the concept of merging school districts. A similar story appeared in The Daily Item.

Alumni News:

White House Counsel, Don McGahn, Has Cooperated Extensively in Mueller Inquiry
The New York Times
August 18, 2018
White House Counsel Don McGahn is a Widener Law Commonwealth alumnus. Similar coverage also appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Seattle Times and

People’s Capital and Leasing Adds Northeast Regional VP
Equipment Finance Advisor
August 16, 2018
People’s Capital and Leasing Corp. has named alumnus Fran Dibeneditto its northeast regional vice president.

Letter from the Editor: A painful — but valuable — lesson in life from Coach Apichella
The Delaware County Daily Times
August 19, 2018
Article references Billy “White Shoes” Johnson, who played football for Widener University.

Wyomissing florist chairs Kutztown University trustee council
The Reading Eagle
August 18, 2018
Dr. Jolynn L. Haney has been named council secretary. She holds a doctorate in social work from Widener, and she teaches research and statistics here.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Monday Mile walking series; 12 p.m.; In front of Old Main at 14th and Melrose Street

Events on Delaware Law School campus today:

  • Classes begin

Events on Commonwealth Law School campus today:

  • Classes begin
  • Rita’s Italian Ice Social, 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., flagpole.