The Power of Eds & Meds

Philadelphia, PA

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The Power of Eds & Meds: How Urban Universities are Leading Neighborhood Revitalization and Innovation Based Economic Development


Penn IUR and Penn’s Executive Vice President will host a conversation about university-led economic and community development. Leaders from several of the nation’s most engaged urban universities, along with representatives from municipal governance and the private sector will discuss the public, private and institutional investments being made in neighborhood revitalization and Innovation Districts around the country. Speakers include Craig R. Carnaroli, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania; Nim Chinniah, Executive Vice President for Administration & Chief Financial Officer, The University of Chicago; Gayle Farris, Principal, GB Farris Strategies; Andrew Frank, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University; Katie Lapp, Executive Vice President, Harvard University; and Robert Steel, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, City of New York. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.