WilliamDevineEsquire
 
            ABOUT

 

BOARD + MANANGEMENT

UNIVERSITY BOARD
PRIVATE CLIENT PROPERTY
ESTATES

__________________

 

BOARD21c BLOG
  SOUND
  FILM

_________________

 

INK  
PROGRAMS

 

 

Ink

  

SELECTED WORKS ON RISK RECOGNITION AND LEADERSHIP

_____________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

 

 

Lessons from a Board that Lost Its Way

Corporate Law:  Corporate Governance eJournal, V6, I59, July 18, 2014.

Fiduciary duties miscalculated.  Epic opportunities forfeited.

 

 

Revenue Sport Fever 

University of Houston Law Center, Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance Monograph Series, February 2014; also Education Law eJournal, V7, I20, June 10, 2014.

A view of the to-pay-or-not-to-pay debate in college revenue sports, through a corporate governance prism.

 

BOOKS

 

 

The Cost of a College Touchdown:  A Story of Trustee Miscalculation

Smashwords, 2014.

A documentary case study of a university board grappling with risk, conflict, compliance, fiduciary duty and crisis.

 

 

 

 

Women, Men & Money

Random House, hardcover, paperback, 1998, 274 pp.

A book ahead of its time, whose time has come.

 

 

OP-ED | COMMENTARY

 

 
   

The Peril in College Sports' Gilded Age

San Francisco Chronicle, June 10, 2014.

Do university trustees miscalculate the impact of revenue sports on both higher education and the economy?

 

   

Last Lesson from Carpetbagging Coach

Inside Higher Ed, January 10, 2014.

The abbreviated tenure of William O’Brien as coach at Penn State.

UPDATE:  ESPN's Tuesday Morning Quarterback labels essay "invaluable."

 

   

Once Upon a Time, In America

California Lawyer, March 2003.

Does the future of civilization hinge on America?   Observations on intelligence and The American Soul, by Jacob Needleman (Tarcher, 2003).

 

   

Desperately Seeking Nuance

wdE Press, May 2003.

The real estate industry and the oversimplification of the American Dream.

 

   

Unchain Those College Ballplayers

Los Angeles Times, January 15, 2002.

The rush to declare a national holiday because there’s a new million-dollar coach.

 

   

Comparative Negligence

Priorities Magazine, May 2000.

Dot-Com Era candidates for what you could call the Gomez Addams Prize in Economics.

 

   

Women Don’t Need to Jump

San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 1998.

My daughter Amanda and I watch our first Women’s National Basketball Association game on television.

 

 

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

650.964.2400

 

Copyright 2017 William Devine.  All rights reserved worldwide.  Disclaimer