The College Admissions Scandal and More: Critical Legal Admission Issues in 2019 for School Leaders [Podcast Ep.23]

Debra Wilson, general counsel at NAIS and the SAIS president-elect, on the current issues and some lessons for independent schools.

Released April 25, 2019

Higher ed admission has been in the news. From Operation Varsity Blues and its investigation into families influencing admissions decisions at several universities to anti-trust questions, the complexity of legal issues has independent schools taking note.

In this episode of The Enrollment Management Spectrum, Peter and Hans speak with Debra Wilson, general counsel at NAIS and the SAIS president-elect, about these current issues and some of the lessons for independent schools.

About the Author

Peter Baron and Hans Mundahl

Peter Baron is EMA's chief member relations officer, responsible for the creation and oversight of our external programs as well as our membership promise. He oversees marketing and communications, member recruitment and retention, and outreach functions, as well as leadership training programs, research, and other related strategic initiatives. With a career spent in product development, sales, relationship development, and marketing, Peter's success has been built on listening to schools' and families' needs. Hans Mundahl has been an educator since 1995, when he first stepped into the classroom as a Fulbright exchange teacher in the former East Germany. Since then, Hans has taught in a variety of settings, including as an Outward Bound instructor, classroom teacher, house parent, and academic tutor. Hans served as an admission officer, strategic planning liaison, and experiential learning program head before focusing on academic technology integration. He is the head of school at Sant Bani School (NH).

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