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EVENT: Citizen Speaks: The University and The City

FEATURING:

Donald Generals

President, Community College of Philadelphia

John Fry

President, Drexel University

Richard Englert

President, Temple University

Stephen Klasko

President & CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Amy Gutmann

President, University of Pennsylvania

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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 and Jefferson Health President and CEO Stephen Klasko
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann

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

$15 Citizen Members / $30 Non-Members

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

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