Higher Education Leaders to Discuss Role Universities Play in Cities—Dec. 8 at NYU


Higher education leaders will examine the nexus between the university and the city in the 21st century—ranging from economic development to civic culture to urban political dynamics—at a roundtable discussion, “The University and the City,” on Wednesday, December 8.

Higher education leaders will examine the nexus between the university and the city in the 21st century—ranging from economic development to civic culture to urban political dynamics—at a roundtable discussion, “The University and the City,” on Wednesday, December 8, 6 p.m. at New York University’s School of Law, Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square South, (between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets).

The discussion, sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, will include: Robert Berdahl, president of the Association of American Universities and former chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley; Leslie Berlowitz, president, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Jared Cohon, president of Carnegie Mellon University; John Sexton, president of NYU; and Ruth Simmons, president of Brown University.

To register for the event, which is free and open to the public, click here. For more information, call 212.998.2424.

Reporters wishing to attend the event must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

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