Anton/Lippitt Conference "The Knowledge District: The Role of Universities and Medical Facilities in Urban Development"

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Anton/Lippitt Conference entitled, “The Knowledge District: The Role of Universities and Medical Facilities in Urban Development.” Institutions of higher learning and medical facilities are some of the largest private employers in America’s major cities. The conference is designed to explore the role of universities, medical facilities, and other “anchor” institutions in urban affairs.

Participants:

Ruth Simmons -- Brown University President;

Steve Dubb -- Research Director, The Democracy Collaborative, University of Maryland, College Park; 

Marilyn Higgins -- Vice President of Community Engagement & Economic Development, Syracuse University; 

Henry Taylor -- Director, Center for Urban Studies, University of Buffalo; 

Joann Weeks -- Associate Director, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania;

Andrew Frank -- Special Advisor to the President on Economic Development, Office of the President, The Johns Hopkins University; and

Marion Orr -- Director, Taubman Center for Public Policy and Frederick Lippitt Professor of Public Policy & Political Science and Urban Studies, Brown University.

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