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A conversation on links between higher education and the local, regional economy

Carolina Public Press held its Newsmakers forum on higher education and the economy of Western North Carolina on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the AB Tech/Mission Health Conference Center in Asheville. Carolina Public Press Managing Editor Frank Taylor moderated the panel discussion, which was followed by an audience Q&A. Panelists were Western Carolina University Chancellor David Belcher, UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary Grant and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College President Dennis King. You may view a recording of the live-streamed forum below.

To learn more about these events, email Executive Director Angie Newsome or call Carolina Public Press at 828-774-5290.


The 2017 Newsmakers series from Carolina Public Press is made possible through the support of individuals, foundations, businesses and organizations. We wish to thank the following sponsors for their support in bringing civic and civil dialogues on the region’s important issues to Western North Carolina. To learn more about our affordable sponsorship packages, email Executive Director Angie Newsome.

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