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July 15, 2014


Brendan Cournane is in-studio talking Chicago Public Schools, the threat of Karen Lewis and more. Special guest, Jeanne Murabito, Executive Director for Student Affairs in the University of Michigan College of Engineering, discusses her exciting new program for inner-city Detroit high school students. 

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Brendan Cournane

Brendan Cournane co-hosts the Stocks & Jocks show every Monday morning. He is also a public finance attorney licensed in both Illinois and Arizona. He has practiced law for more than 35 years acting primarily as counsel to issuers of municipal debt (bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, bank counsel and special counsel). He has served in both the private and the public sectors, having been a partner in major U.S. law firms and as in-house counsel to such entities as the City of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools, as well as General Counsel to the Illinois Finance Authority, one of the nation’s largest issuers of conduit municipal bonds. Read more.

Jeanne Murabito

Jeanne Murabito is Executive Director for Student Affairs in the University of Michigan College of Engineering. She received her B.A. in Humanistic Studies from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame; studied in Rome, Italy through Loyola University, received her M.A. in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University, and completed all Ph.D. coursework in Higher Education Administration from St. Louis University. Jeanne has 30 years of experience in Higher Education Administration and prior to joining the University of Michigan she served as Dean of Academic Services at Lindenwood University in St. Louis, MO. Jeanne directs the units that comprise Student Affairs; the Engineering Advising Center, the Engineering Career Resource Center, Recruitment and Admissions, the Engineering Learning Resource center, the Scholarship Efforts in the College, Records and Assessment, and all student organizations and activities within the college. She is currently a member of the Enrollment Working Group for the University, has served as Chair of the University Academic Services Board, serves on the University-wide Admissions Conduct Committee, and the Shipman and Bell Scholarship Committees. She founded the MEZ- Michigan Engineering Zone- an outreach site in Detroit providing exposure of Detroit High School students to Engineering. Jeanne is a member of the Dean’s Cabinet and serves as the point person in the College for issues involving students.

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