skip to Main Content

Philanthropist Bernard Osher to speak at Will Weinstein Summer Series

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Jun 18, 2010

WHAT:           Fund manager and former securities executive and part-time Hawai‘i-
                        resident Will K. Weinstein presents “A Will Weinstein Conversation Series,”
                        featuring notable guest speakers from Hawai‘i and the mainland.
                        The series features lively interactive discussions on current ethical issues
                        and dilemmas in business, health, sports and law. It will open with Bernard 
                        Osher, a successful businessman and well-known philanthropist who
                        established the Bernard Osher Foundation in 1977 to support higher  
                        education and the arts. The Osher Foundation has given more than $5
                        million to support University of Hawai‘i programs and students.
WHERE:          6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
SCHEDULE:   Held at the School of Architecture Auditorium
                        July 13     Ethics of Philanthropy
                                          Bernard Osher, Founder of The Bernard Osher Foundation
                        Held at the William S. Richardson School of Law Classroom 2
                        July 20     Corporate Governance and Ethical Behavior in Business and  
                                          Not-for-Profit Charitable Organizations
                                          Mary Bitterman, President of The Bernard Osher Foundation 
                                          and Lead Independent Director of the Bank of Hawaii

July 22     Legal Ethics
                                          Avi Soifer, Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law
                                          Scott Peppet, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School                                              
July 27     Ethics in College Athletics
                                          George Rush, Head Football Coach for San Francisco City College
                                          Jim Donovan, Director of UH Athletics
                                          Nick Rolovich, Offensive Coordinator of UH Football
                                          Dick Tomey, Former Head Football Coach for San Jose State University                     
                        August 3  Ethics of Capitalism
                                           Kevin Cameron, Co-Founder of Glass Lewis & Co., LLC
                                          Al Landon, Chairman and CEO of Bank of Hawaii
                                          Jay Shidler, Founder and Managing Partner of The Shidler Group

August 5  Medical Ethics
                                          Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Primary Care Physician
                                          Rick Fried, J.D., Founding Member of Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks
                                          Dr. Jerris Hedges, Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine
ADMISSION:   Free-of-charge
PARKING:       $5 after 4 p.m. on the Mānoa campus
RSVP:             Acceptances only
                        Friends of Law - contact (808) 956-8478 or email
                        Friends of Business - contact (808) 956-6902 or email 
SPONSORS:  The William S. Richardson School of Law and the Shidler College  of  Business