How Do University and Municipal Leaders View Town-Gown Relationships?

Posted by Optimal College Town Assessment on October 15, 2018

“The role of the president is to create trust among a number of constituencies, par­ticularly the faculty and the board of trustees within the university, but also trust within the business community, the immediate residential community, and quite frankly trust with the political and media networks.” -University President*

How Do University and Municipal Leaders View Town-Gown Relationships?

When: Thursday, October 18 at 12:00 PM ET

Dr. Gavazzi will talk about his findings and answer questions from his most recent article* and address the following core issues surrounding campus-community leadership:

What do we know about the impact that university and municipal leaders have on town-gown relationships?
How do university presidents and city managers view themselves and their relationships with each other?
What are some key guidelines for understanding how the university and municipal leaders can create more harmonious town-gown relationships?

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