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Symposium: Moving Community Development Forward in the University District.

Date and time: 
October 21, 2008 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm


  • Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota Senate, District 59
  • Kathleen O’Brien, VP of University of Minnesota Services
  • Richard Poppele, Co-Chair of the University District Alliance
  • Peter J. Roche, Consultant to Campus Partners, Columbus, Ohio
  • Karen Himle, VP of University Relations, University of Minnesota
  • Mike Christensen, Director of Community Planning and Economic Development, City of Minneapolis
  • Richard Gilyard, Chair of University District Alliance Vision and Planning Committee
  • Peggy Lucas, Partner, Brighton Development and Trustee Emeritus, University of Minnesota Foundation
  • Richard Beeson, President and CEO, Park Midway Bank

The University District Alliance involves a vision to preserve and maintain a vital, safe, and attractive community that will be a premiere destination and choice of place to live, learn, and work. This symposium discussed future plans.

Materials from this Housing Forum are available below.

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