ASU President Michael Crow. (Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Business magazine)
Greater Phoenix Chamber will convene state university presidents
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) will feature Dr. Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, Dr. Rita Cheng, president of Northern Arizona University, and Dr. Robert Robbins, president of the University of Arizona, for a conversation focused on how business and education can work in tandem to innovate and grow the economy.
As of Fall 2016, Arizona’s state universities were educating 145,939 students. The number of people working toward a brighter and better future at these institutions grows every year and represents the future of Arizona’s workforce and economy.
Dr. Crow, Dr. Cheng, and Dr. Robbins will share updates on how each university is preparing students to enter the workforce, and innovating to move the state economy forward. The three leaders will participate in a conversation, moderated by Todd Sanders, president & CEO, GPCC, about the importance of a strong university system and what can be done to strengthen the workforce pipeline.
WHAT: Join the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce to hear from Arizona’s state university presidents as they discuss how the higher education community is innovating to sustain increasing workforce development demands and grow the economy.
WHEN: Jan. 30, 2018 | 8 – 10 a.m.
WHERE: Musical Instrument Museum at 4725 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050
COST: Greater Phoenix Chamber members: $35 | Non-members: $45