Creating a Vision for Civic Engagement in Higher Education

Posted by on July 9, 2007

Please join us at the
National Conference on Service and Volunteering
July 16, 2007
2 to 4 pm, with a reception immediately following

Creating a Vision for Civic Engagement in Higher Education: A Conversation with College Presidents, Nonprofit, and Corporate Leaders

The panel discussion will bring together higher education, corporate, foundation and nonprofit leaders to talk about their vision for civic engagement and service throughout the lifespan. Leaders will pay particular attention to the practices and possibilities for partnerships between higher education and other sectors and will note the ways in which they have created civic institutions and how they contribute to the development of civic-minded professionals.

Moderator: Mark Yudof, Chancellor, University of Texas system, and member of the President?s Council on Service and Civic Participation

Johnnetta Cole (outgoing President, Bennett College)
Stephen Curtis (President, Community College of Philadelphia)
Stephen Director (Provost, Drexel University)
Beverly W. Jones (Provost and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, North Carolina Central University)
Jack Reagan (KPMG Midatlantic, Partner in Charge of Campus Recruiting)
Alex Sanchez (Senior Vice President, Community Impact Leadership, United Way of America)
Judy Vredenburgh, (CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters)

Room 204C Philadelphia Convention Center with a reception for the President?s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll immediately following (4-5 pm) in Room 203B. Reception sponsored by KPMG.

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