Moral challenges facing nonprofits focus of seminar

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Institute for Nonprofits at N.C. State University is holding a seminar that will look at the moral issues facing the nonprofit sector.

“Moral Challenges Facing Nonprofits,” sponsored by North State Bank, will be held at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh on September 8 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

“Today’s nonprofit leaders must answer to a number of constituencies who often have conflicting demands,” Barbara Metelsky, director of the institute, said in a statement.  “This seminar will look at the moral challenges resulting from these conflicting demands.”

David Hammack, a professor of history at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and president of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, will present the keynote address.

A panel discussion will follow, and will include Tom Lambeth, senior fellow with the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation; Bettie Murchison, executive director of the DuBois Center in Wake Forestp; and Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro, assistant professor in the department of social work at NCSU.

The seminar is open to the public at a cost of $25.

Register online or call (919) 515-2261.

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