April 1, 2014

The University & Community: Creating and Nurturing a Collaborative Ecosystem

Ashoka U Exchange 2014
posted by Swearer Center

Universities are tasked with educating the next generation of leaders. Yet as our world grows more and more connected, the roles and responsibilities of the university are also expanding. In this panel, we will examine the relationship between the university and the community, with government, employers, and other partners, to offer a vision for a more integrated ecosystem.


  • Angel Taveras, Mayor, Providence
  • Christina Paxson, President, Brown University
  • Diana Wells, President, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public
  • Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation in the Domestic Policy Council