RightsideNews.com and Lewrockewell.com: “Dr. Joseph Salerno Explains Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)”

Lubin professor Joseph Salerno recently published a book entitled “Money: Sound and Unsound.” The book was published in 2010 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. It is a collection of essays on monetary topics originally published in a variety of academic journals, scholarly and popular books, periodicals, and web publications. An interview with him appears in articles on www.rightsidenews.com and www.lewrockwell.com.

Lubin professor Joseph Salerno recently published a book entitled “Money: Sound and Unsound.” The book was published in 2010 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. It is a collection of essays on monetary topics originally published in a variety of academic journals, scholarly and popular books, periodicals, and web publications. An interview with him appears in articles on www.rightsidenews.com and www.lewrockwell.com.

Publishing Technology Pioneer Michael Healy Named Pace’s First David J. Pecker Visiting Professor

Michael Healy, who was recently announced as the first Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry, set up as a result of the Google Books Settlement, is involved in yet another “start-up” this year – as the inaugural David J. Pecker Visiting Professor for Pace University’s Masters in Science in Publishing Program. Healy has long been at the forefront of publishing technology.

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Publishing Technology Pioneer Michael Healy Named Pace University’s First David J. Pecker Visiting Professor

NEW YORK, October 29, 2009 – Michael Healy, who was recently announced as the first Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry, set up as a result of the Google Books Settlement, is involved in yet another “start-up” this year – as the inaugural David J. Pecker Visiting Professor for Pace University’s Masters in Science in Publishing Program. Healy has long been at the forefront of publishing technology.

The professorship is funded by David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Media, Inc. (AMI). AMI is the leading publisher of celebrity and health & fitness magazines including Star, National Enquirer, Shape and Men’s Fitness. The company’s holdings also include Distribution Services Inc. (DSI), the leading supermarket in-store merchandiser. Pecker, a 1972 graduate of Pace, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University’s Lubin School of Business.

“I couldn’t imagine a better choice than Michael Healy as the first participant in this exciting new Pace program,” said Pecker. “His work in protecting the rights of authors and publishers, as well as his insight into the future of digital as it relates to the printed page, make him ideally suited for this visiting professorship.”

As the David J. Pecker Visiting Professor, Healy will give two annual lectures, mentor students and participate in some corporate training sessions. He brings to the Pace classroom 25 years experience in the book industry. For much of his career, he has been involved in the development and management of standards for the book industry and its supply chain, with particular focus on standards for product identification, metadata and electronic commerce.

“David has been very generous over the years in developing a sizable scholarship fund and now this professorship,” said Sherman Raskin, Director of Pace’s M.S. in Publishing Program, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. “He is a true friend of Pace and its publishing program. We appreciate his as well as Karen Pecker’s commitment.”

In May 2009, Healy was named as the first executive director of the Book Rights Registry, a non-profit organization to be set up as a result of the Google Books Settlement. In this role, he will represent the interests of rightsholders whose works are covered by the Settlement, locate rightsholders to enable their participation in the Settlement’s benefits, and administer payments due to them from Google and, in the future, other parties. He will also oversee the database organization for all the works digitized as part of the Program (which currently includes more than 7 million books.

“The Google Book Settlement” will be the focus of Healy’s first lecture. The “by invitation only” event (press can cover but must RSVP in advance) will take place on Monday, November 16 at the Midtown Executive Club, 40 West 45th Street, from 6 to 8 pm.

Healy was formerly Executive Director of the industry organization Book Industry Study Group (BISG).a non-profit membership body established in New York more than 30 years ago to improve the efficiency of the book industry through standards, research and information. Before joining BISG in 2006, he spent seven years as Editorial Director of Nielsen Book Services, a leading supplier of information, transaction and market measurement services to the international book industry. He has also been Chairman of the International ISBN Agency as well as director of Book Industry Communication and the International DOI Foundation.

“Michael has been involved with us in the past, but presently is in a very important place to work with publishers and Google on this very important settlement,” added Raskin. “Our students realize that to succeed, they must become environmentally-challenged as the pressure to ‘green the presses’ mounts and digital is considered a viable alternative to a paper-intensive industry.”

Commenting on the appointment, Healy added: “I am delighted to be associated again with Pace’s Publishing Program and to be working with Professor Raskin, his first-class team and students. I’m very grateful to be given this opportunity to learn as well as to pass on some of my experience.”

About Pace’s M.S. in Publishing Program

Founded in 1984 with 24 students in its inaugural class, the program – celebrating its 25th anniversary this year – has 150 students taking courses both in the classroom and online and nearly 400 alumni working in the industry worldwide.

An Advisory Board is comprised of accomplished authors, editors, and senior executives from such publishers as McGraw Hill, Pearson Education, Condé Nast, and John Wiley & Sons who take an active role in keeping the curriculum current with the needs of today’s industry.

Experienced publishing professionals work closely with students, adding variety and excitement to classroom discussions with their own current perspectives on the industry. The program’s location in New York City, “heart of the publishing capital of the world,” enables the program to recruit top experts from virtually every field of publishing as adjunct faculty members.

Internship placements with leading magazine and book publishing houses provide opportunities for students to build on their knowledge with hands-on experience. For more information about the program, visit www.pace.edu/dyson/mspub

About Pace University

For 103 years Pace University has produced thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lienhard School of Nursing, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. www.pace.edu

Visit Pace on the web: Pace.edu | Facebook | Twitter | Flickr | YouTube. Follow Pace students on Twitter: NYC | PLV

Sherman Raskin to Address “Chinese Publishing in the USA” at Frankfurt Book Fair on Oct 15

Sherman Raskin, Director of Pace University’s M.S. in Publishing Program, will discuss “Chinese Publishing in the USA” at the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Sherman Raskin, Director of Pace University Publishing Program, to Address “Chinese Publishing in the USA” at Frankfurt Book Fair on October 15

NEW YORK, NY, October 13, 2009 – Sherman Raskin, Director of Pace University’s M.S. in Publishing Program, will discuss “Chinese Publishing in the USA” at the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair.

According to Raskin, “Chinese publishing in the United States is still in its infancy, with McGraw Hill and HarperCollins among the few publishers who have ventured out.”

Raskin’s talk is part of an International Chinese Publishing Forum organized by China’s large Phoenix Publishing & Media Group (PPMG) to be held October 15. It will also provide concrete suggestions about how to develop opportunities in the US market.

Pace Publishing has for the past three years had a program of educating Chinese publishers about the U.S. book industry and has co-organized a number of publishing conferences in China as part of China’s acceleration of its educational efforts.

In May 2009, Pace University’s ties to China were strengthened further when it opened the first university-based Confucius Institute in New York City, which was founded in partnership with the Chinese Language Council International and PPMG. Pace’s Confucius Institute integrates pedagogical, scholarly, and professional expertise in promoting the study of Chinese language and culture. PPMG also is using Pace’s Confucius Institute as a center for developing texts on teaching English.

About Pace University: For 103 years Pace University has produced thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lienhard School of Nursing, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. Visit Pace on the web at www.pace.edu| Facebook | Twitter (@PaceUNews) | Flickr | YouTube

LaidOffCampNY Offers New Perspectives, Networking Opportunities, Inspiration to Those in Transition

Enterprising individuals in professional transition will have the unique opportunity to gain perspective, discover new passions, and reinvent their careers at LaidOffCampNY. The free two-day event will offer this and more to job seekers and the self-employed in New York City on Friday, May 1st at New World Stages, 340 W 50th St., and Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 at Pace University’s downtown Manhattan campus.

Contact: Peter Chislett

For Immediate Release

Phone: 917-512-1906

April 7, 2009

Twitter: @laidoffcampNY

Email: ny-info@laidoffcamp.org

LaidOffCampNY Offers New Perspectives, Networking Opportunities and Inspiration to Those in Transition

User-Generated Conference to be held on May 1st& 2nd in NYC

NEW YORK, NY — April 7, 2009 — Enterprising individuals in professional transition will have the unique opportunity to gain perspective, discover new passions, and reinvent their careers at LaidOffCampNY. The free two-day event will offer this and more to job seekers and the self-employed in New York City on Friday, May 1st at New World Stages, 340 W 50th St., and Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 at Pace University’s downtown Manhattan campus.

The event is directed toward entry- to mid-level digital media, advertising, publishing, technology and financial service professionals.

Modeled after user-generated conferences like BarCamp, LaidOffCampNY features an open, participatory discussion forum designed to educate, empower, and connect community members who are experiencing challenges in the current economic climate. LaidOffCampNY will include panels, workshops, and discussions focused on topics including building your personal brand, transitioning to a new industry, legal & accounting demands of launching a new business, finding affordable health insurance, alternative working spaces, alternative income sources, and how to become a freelancer.

The first national LaidOffCamp was on March 3, 2009 in San Francisco attracting more than 400 attendees. The success of LaidOffCamp: San Francisco sparked LaidOffCamp organizations and events in over 25 cities worldwide. Proactive individuals are now taking the initiative to make the most of their situations in the current economic downturn. LaidOffCampNY is being produced by a diverse group of volunteers, many of whom are also currently seeking new professional opportunities or are self-employed entrepreneurs.

Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems is generously hosting LaidOffCampNY at its NYC Campus. Media sponsors include: The Business Insider (Silicon Alley Insider), CenterNetworks, GarysGuide, and Mashable. Community sponsors include: nextNY, NextWeb, The Hatchery, and The Runway Project.

Visit ny-register.laidoffcamp.org to register, learn more about the event at ny.laidoffcamp.org, look for updates on Twitter at twitter.com/laidoffcampny, or contact ny-info@laidoffcamp.org.

Pace’s Newest Trustees are Leaders in Magazine Publishing and E-Commerce

Pace University has announced the election of David J. Pecker and Marie J. Toulantis, magazine and book industry executives, respectively, to its Board of Trustees.

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PACE UNIVERSITY’S NEWEST TRUSTEES ARE LEADERS IN MAGAZINE PUBLISHING AND E-COMMERCE Now major players on the media landscape, David J. Pecker (BBA,‘73) who has completed more than $3.6 billion in magazine transactions, and Marie J. Toulantis (BBA ‘81), former Internet executive and senior banker, were once undergraduate students with big career aspirations at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.

NEW YORK, March 10, 2009 – Pace University has announced the election of David J. Pecker and Marie J. Toulantis, magazine and book industry executives, respectively, to its Board of Trustees.

“Pace will benefit from the breadth and depth of innovation, marketing, sales and customer service expertise that David and Marie bring to the table,” said Aniello A. Bianco ’61, Chair of the Pace Board of Trustees. “Their leadership experience in helping to build two sizable companies will be invaluable and serve as role models for our students. Their excellent Pace learning experience, borne out by their accomplishments, has inspired their continuing contributions to the University, and will make them outstanding trustees.”

Pecker and Toulantis join a third publishing industry leader, Richard F. Zannino (MBA ‘84), a global media and retail executive and the former Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones & Company, who was elected to Pace’s board in December 2008. Pecker, 57, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Media, Inc. (AMI), which he has made the leading publisher of celebrity and health & fitness magazines including Star, National Enquirer, Shape and Men’s Fitness. He assumed the AMI leadership in May, 1999. Today, the company’s holdings also include Distribution Services Inc. (DSI), the leading supermarket in-store merchandiser, which controls 65% of the publication racks at checkout counters. Since 2004, Pecker has overseen unprecedented growth in AMI’s advertising, with ad pages for its titles up 10.2 percent over the five-year period (including a 58 percent increase for Star) while industry totals in the same period were declining 8.7 percent. Before acquiring American Media, Inc., Pecker was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hachette Filipacchi Magazines, overseeing such titles as Woman’s Day, Elle, Home, George, Popular Photography and Car and Driver. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1992 and was named President of Hachette Magazines, Inc. in September, 1991. Since September, 1990, Pecker had served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Hachette Magazines, Inc., formerly Diamandis Communications Inc. During his 20-year career in publishing, Pecker has completed more than $3.6 billion in magazine transactions. According to Pecker, the son of a bricklayer who put himself through college, “Finding ways to continue to offer adequate financial aid assistance to students and their families during these challenging economic times will be a particular priority of mine as one of the newest members of Pace’s Board of Trustees.” Toulantis, 54, is the former Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble.com. She first joined Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller, in 1997, and shortly thereafter oversaw Barnes & Noble.com’s $500 million initial public offering, one of the largest internet IPOs to be completed. Under her leadership, Barnes & Noble.com became one of the top e-commerce sites in terms of traffic and won numerous awards for outstanding customer experience and service. In addition to her role as the chief executive of Barnes & Noble.com, Toulantis was also responsible for company-wide distribution and marketing, including the establishment and growth of the Barnes & Noble Member Program, a multi-million member loyalty program. Earlier, Toulantis served as a Senior Vice President at the Chase Manhattan Bank where she was responsible for the bank’s relationships with mid-sized companies headquartered in Manhattan. She had been a part-time Pace student and full-time employee of Chase, which provided funding for her to complete her BBA in marketing/finance at Pace in 1981. She has served on the Advisory Board of Lubin School of Business for the past seven years. In 2006, she was the honoree of the Lubin Alumni Achievement Award, and she was Executive-in-Residence in 2002. Toulantis has also served as a director of the Hershey Corporation. Currently, she is an entrepreneur, working on a new technology venture. “Over the last few years, as a member of the Lubin School Advisory Board, I’ve been impressed with the dedication and commitment of the outstanding faculty, students and staff,” said Toulantis. “I look forward to increasing my involvement as a trustee and collaborating with my fellow trustees on working to insure the continued success of Pace.”

About Pace. For 102 years Pace University has produced thinking professionals by providing high quality professional education resting on a firm base of liberal learning, amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences (offering an MS in Publishing program), Lienhard School of Nursing, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. www.pace.edu 

 MEDIA CONTACT Samuella Becker (MBA ‘87) Public Information Pace University 212-346-1637 or 917-734-5172 Sbecker2@pace.edu

Pace creates the first fully accredited, online Master’s of Science in Publishing Program

ace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences has launched the first fully accredited online Master’s of Science Degree in Publishing. The new program, eMSPUB@PACE, offers a Master’s degree designed specifically for the current generation of publishing professionals and focuses on all aspects of publishing.

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Contact Bill Caldwell, Office of Public Information, Pace University, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

Pace University creates the first fully accredited, online
Master’s of Science in Publishing Program

Conducted entirely online and focused on all aspects of publishing

New York, NY – July 20, 2004 – Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences has launched the first fully accredited online Master’s of Science Degree in Publishing. The new program, eMSPUB@PACE, offers a Master’s degree designed specifically for the current generation of publishing professionals and focuses on all aspects of publishing.

“This online graduate program in publishing is the first of its kind,” said Sherman Raskin, director of the MS in Publishing Program at Pace. “We are currently recruiting the first class of students and have received many applications for the Fall 2004.”

Publishing professionals from outside the New York metropolitan area now have a unique opportunity to further develop their expertise and keep abreast of the industry’s latest trends and technological developments. Says Raskin: “Information is presented through the use of specialized software utilizing online lectures and discussion boards making this a valuable and exciting learning experience for anyone looking to advance their publishing career.”

The online MS in Publishing Program degree at Pace, like the university’s classroom based publishing program, offers publishing professionals unique courses that reflect the current trends and issues facing the industry. Conducted entirely online, the 36 credit degree program can be completed within 2 to 3 years.

Coursework includes 18 credits of required courses, 12 credits of electives and 6 credits of a graduate seminar: Publishing Strategies I and II. A maximum of 9 credits may be taken from select courses offered by the graduate program of Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. Courses are taught by publishing executives who bring their unique and valuable experience to the online classroom. A full description of the program can be found at www.pace.edu/dyson/mspub .

The Advisory Board of the Pace Publishing Program is comprised of accomplished authors, editors, and senior executives from such publishers as Oxford University Press, Workman Publishing, Pearson Education, Scholastic, Springer-Verlag and American Media Inc. They take an active role in keeping the curriculum current with the needs of the industry.

For more information contact emspub@pace.edu.

Dyson College to Honor “Star” Publisher, Dance School Leader, Journalist on M. Stewart Story

Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences will honor David J. Pecker, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of American Media, Inc. and a Pace alumnus (Class of 1972), at a dinner at the glamorous Tribeca Rooftop restaurant beginning at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 31.

Contacts:
(American Media) Stu Zakim, 212-743-6524 or 917-273-1329
(Pace University) Christopher Cory, 212-346-1117 or 917-608-8164
or Angela Nally, 212-346-1505
(Joffrey Ballet) Maurice Brandon Curry, 212-254-8520

For immediate release
NOTE: Donald Trump will attend and present Pecker with his award. Bonnie Fuller, mentioned below, will attend, as will Victoria Gotti, the novelist and editor in chief of American Media’s new magazine Red Carpet

PACE UNIVERSITY TO HONOR AMERICAN MEDIA OWNER
DAVID J. PECKER,
CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF AMERICAN MEDIA INC.,
AT ROOFTOP DINNER IN TRIBECA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

Other honorees include director of Joffrey Ballet School,
investigative journalist who broke Martha Stewart stories for The Wall Street Journal,Metropolitan Art Museum lecturer, philosopher of Plato and urban ecology.

New York – March 15, 2004 – Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences will honor David J. Pecker, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of American Media, Inc. and a Pace alumnus (Class of 1972), at a dinner at the glamorous Tribeca Rooftop restaurant beginning at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 31.

The honorees include two well-known stars in other areas of publishing and the arts:
· Edith D’Addario, Director of the Joffrey Ballet School
· Charles W. Gasparino, the journalist who broke The Wall Street Journal stories on the Martha Stewart insider trading case and who also is an alumnus, of Dyson College (Class of 1985).

Tickets are $200. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Dyson scholarship fund. For more information, call the Dean’s office at (212) 773-3538.

Pecker’s American Media, Inc. publishes six of the top 14 best-selling weekly newsstand titles in the country, including Star Magazine and the National Enquirer.

In June 2003, Pecker scored a major publishing coup by naming Bonnie Fuller, perhaps the country’s top magazine editor, as Editorial Director of American Media, Inc. The new glossy-look Star magazine, which Ms. Fuller has totally revamped and redesigned, will have its national debut on April 1, following a very successful test launch in New York and California.

In November of 2002, Pecker and AMI acquired Weider Publications Inc. and its related properties. It was the latest acquisition in a 20-year career that has seen Pecker complete more than $3.6 billion in magazine transactions. Weider Publications is comprised of seven magazines, each a leader in its respective category of the health & fitness market. The properties include: Muscle & Fitness and Muscle & Fitness Hers, Men’s Fitness, Shape, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. The company’s holdings also include Distribution Services Inc. (DSI), the leading supermarket in-store merchandiser. Pecker holds an honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science from Pace, awarded in 1988.

D’Addario celebrated her 40th year with the Joffrey this winter as the school celebrated its 50th year. In a new partnership, Pace and the Joffrey Ballet School are collaborating on a new degree program for Pace, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Students will take academic courses and receive their degrees at Pace and take their dance classes at the Joffrey.

Gasparino, an investigative reporter with The Wall Street Journal since 1995, led the paper’s coverage of the Wall Street research scandals and the Martha Stewart insider trading case, breaking stories on both topics. In fact, Gasparino is currently writing a book on the Wall Street research scandals to be published by Simon & Schuster.

Two distinguished faculty members also will be honored.
· Janetta Rebold Benton, Ph.D., is a professor of Fine Arts who regularly lectures for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution. Her most recent book is Art Of The Middle Ages (Thames & Hudson, London, 2002), in the acclaimed World of Art series.
· Harold Brown, Ph.D., is a professor of Philosophy whose most recent work has included studies of “Plato’s Laws and the Concept of Beneficence” and “Montesquieu and Urban Ecology.”

The evening celebrates the service, scholarship and successes of exceptional alumni and faculty members, and honors the achievements of public figures who have made extraordinary contributions to the arts and sciences.

Dyson College has more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities and sciences and guides the general education of all Pace University undergraduates. The College’s teaching philosophy stresses a combination of classroom instruction, technology, practical experience, and community service.

Pace is a comprehensive, independent university committed to opportunity, teaching and learning, civic involvement and measurable outcomes. It has eight campuses, in downtown and midtown New York City, Pleasantville, Briarcliff, White Plains (a graduate center and law school), and a Hudson Valley Center at Stewart International Airport near Newburgh, N.Y. More than 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, Lienhard School of Nursing and Pace Law School. Www.pace.edu.

Pace University’s Hudson Valley Center presents a free publishing seminar

Pace University’s Hudson Valley Center presents a free publishing seminar.

Contact: Mary E. Horgan
(914) 923-2798
mhorgan@pace.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pace University’s Hudson Valley Center
presents a free publishing seminar

Keynote: The Art of Challenges of Writing Biography and
Panel discussion: Publisher’s Responsibilities with Manuscripts and Books

Speakers: Keynote: Deirdre Bair
The Art Challenges of Writing Biography
Ms. Bair is a preeminent scholar and biographer
whose works include the 1981 National Book Award Winning
biography, Samuel Beckett: A Biography,
The 1990 New York Times “10 Best Books” list,
Simone de Beauvior: A Biography, 1995,
The 1995 New York Times “Notable Books” list,
Anais Nin: A Biography and the forthcoming biography
(November of 2003) of C.J. Jung.

Panel:
Publishers Responsibilities in Working with Manuscripts and Books

Shay Humphrey, Professor of Publishing,
Media Specialist and Attorney; Rider, Weiner, Frankel, & Calhelia

Ivor Whitson, Professor of Publishing,
President of Centerlink Information Systems

John Selfridge, Professor of Publishing,
Former VP and Publisher, Scholastic Inc.

Jane Denning, Professor of Publishing,
Former Editor, Harper Collins Publishers

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 21, 2003, 9:30-3:30 p.m.

Location: Pace University Hudson Valley Center
33 Airport Center Drive, Suite 104
New Windsor, NY 12553

To register:

To register by fax, dial (845) 567-9405
To register by phone, dial (845) 567-9284
To register by email, hvc@pace.edu
Meals are free for attendees.

Agenda:

9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. CONTINENTIAL BREAKFAST

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS and DISCUSSION

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. CLOSING RECEPTION

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County, and a Hudson Valley Center located at Stewart Airport in New Windsor. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, Lienhard School of Nursing and Pace Law School. www.pace.edu

Leading Industry Executives Discuss Impact of Digitalization on Publishing Profession

As the publishing industry approaches the new millennium, a significant shift from traditional print publishing to digitalization has taken place. This trend has inevitably raised a flurry of questions regarding its impact on the industry.

Contact: Public Affairs
(212) 346-1637
New York — As the publishing industry approaches the new millennium,
a significant shift from traditional print publishing to digitalization
has taken place. This trend has inevitably raised a flurry of questions
regarding its impact on the industry.

On March 24, a distinguished panel of publishing industry executives
gathered at Pace University’s Midtown Center to provide insights into
and debate the future of the publishing industry in the digital age.
Panelists included David J. Pecker, former CEO of Hachette Filipacchi
Magazines and new Chairman and CEO of American Media, Inc.; Edward W. Barry,
President of Oxford University Press; Charles R. Ellis, former President
and CEO of John Wiley and Sons; and John J. Conley, Vice President of
Strategy, Marketing, and New Business Development of R.R. Donnelley and
Sons. Peggy Smyth, Arthur Andersen partner specializing in the media and
entertainment industry initiated the session, which was moderated by Ivor
Whitson, Professor of Publishing at Pace.

The panelists focused on how digitalization has redefined and expanded
their roles. Publishing is no longer synonymous with the printed product.
Instead, publishers now view themselves in the content development, management
and distribution business. The consensus reached was that publishers with
good content, a strong and positive brand, and loyal customer relationships
with both readers and advertisers are well positioned to succeed in the
digital age. The key is effectively transferring and strengthening existing
brand awareness to an emerging online franchise.

As Chair of the Master of Science in Publishing program at Pace University, Prof.
Sherman Raskin believes that digitalization is in its infancy and will
revolutionize the publishing industry. Pace is a comprehensive, independent
University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Nearly
14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional
degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of
Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of
Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and World Trade Institute.

Arthur Andersen is a global professional services organization consisting of
over 100 member firms and more than 61,000 people united by a single worldwide
operating structure and a common culture of innovation and knowledge sharing.
This unique “one-firm” approach qualifies the people of Arthur Andersen to
serve clients by bringing together any of more than 40 competencies in a way
that transcends geographic borders and organizational lines. Arthur Andersen’s
people provide effective business solutions to over 100,000 clients in 81
countries around the world. Since the beginning in 1913, Arthur Andersen has
realized 85 years of uninterrupted growth. With revenues of more than US $6
billion, it stands today as a world leader in professional services. Arthur
Andersen is a business unit of Andersen Worldwide.

Pace University to Host Panel Discussion on Digitalization of the Publishing Industry

As the publishing industry approaches the new millennium, a significant shift from traditional print publishing to digital-ization has taken place. This trend has inevitably raised a flurry of questions regarding its impact on the industry. Topics will include “Transformation of Traditional Book and Journal Publishing in the Digital World,” “Digitalization in the Printing Industry,” and “The 21st Century Newstand: Challenges
and Opportunities.”

Contact: Public Affairs
(212) 346-1637

Industry Leaders to Debate Future of the Publishing Industry

As the publishing industry approaches the new millennium,
a significant shift from traditional print publishing to digital-
ization has taken place. This trend has inevitably raised a
flurry of questions regarding its impact on the industry.
Topics will include “Transformation of Traditional Book and
Journal Publishing in the Digital World,” “Digitalization in the
Printing Industry,” and “The 21st Century Newstand: Challenges
and Opportunities.”

Panelists will include:

Edward W. Barry, President of Oxford University Press;
Charles R. Ellis, President and CEO of John Wiley and Sons;
John Conley, Vice President of RR Donnelly and Sons Co.;
David J. Pecker, Chairman and CEO of American Media, Inc.

WHEN:

March 24, 1999, Lunch 12-1 p.m., Panel Discussion 1-3 p.m.

WHERE:

Pace University Midtown Center, 551 5th Avenue, 8th Fl, Manhattan