Citizen Speaks: The University & The City

By The Philadelphia Citizen (other events)

Thursday, April 20 2017 6:00 PM 8:30 PM EDT

The 21st Century is being hailed as “The Century of The City.” Join us for a rare and lively discussion with five university presidents about the integral role their institutions play in shaping the lives of cities, and how their fostering of innovation is making Philadelphia an even greater city for all, with:

  • Community College of Philadelphia President Donald Generals

  • Drexel University President John Fry

  • Temple University President Richard Englert

  • Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health President & CEO Stephen Klasko

  • University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann

Moderated by Citizen Chairman Jeremy Nowak
Senior Non Resident Fellow, Brookings Institution 

Guests are invited to join us for a reception following the panel discussion. Cash bar and light refreshments provided by Starr Catering. 

The Citizen Speaks series is made possible by Series Sponsors Comcast NBCUniversal, Dilworth Paxson LLP and FS Investments, and Major Sponsors Campus Apartments, LLC and the Knight Foundation.

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