Penn IUR and Penn’s Executive Vice President hosted 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 discussed the public, private and institutional investments being made in neighborhood revitalization and Innovation Districts around the country. Speakers included 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 was free and open to the public.

The Power of Eds & Meds: Urban Universities Investing in Neighborhood Revitalization and Innovation Districts from Penn IUR on Vimeo.


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