Dean Gregory Anderson to speak at Reimagining the University/City Connection Symposium

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Dr. Gregory M. Anderson, Dean of the College of Education, will join expert panelists at Rutgers University-Camden for the Community Leadership Center Lecture Series Integrating Research, Policy, and Practice: Reimagining the University/City Connection.

The panel with discuss the role of universities and how they engage in community development as a social justice mission to revitalize neighborhoods and communities. The symposium will be hosted by the Rutgers University-Camden Community Leadership Center, as part of its Integrating Research, Policy, and Practice Lecture Series.

Dean Anderson stated, “This symposium recognizes the critical work of universities and the vital role they play in supporting the communities in which they are located.”

Dean Anderson’s scholarly interests include socio-economic, racial, and ethnic inequality, access to higher education, urban and comparative education and social change and development. Dean Anderson also actively serves on national and regional boards, including Deans for Impact and the Philadelphia Education Fund.

The panel includes:

  • Phoebe A. Haddon, Chancellor, Rutgers–Camden
  • Dr. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor, Rutgers–Newark
  • Donald A. Borden, President, Camden County College
  • Dr. Ira Harkavy, Associate Vice President and Director, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

Learn more about the Reimagining the University/City Connection Symposium.

- Jane Clauss