2011 Regional Economic Summit

Friday, January 13, 2012
7:45–11:30 a.m.

Manchester Community College
SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium

Honorable Dannel P. Malloy
Governor of Connecticut

Presented by
Asnuntuck Community College
Capital Community College
Manchester Community College

The Regional Economic Summit brings leaders from small and large business, local and state governments, the community and higher education together to discuss the critical partnership role of Connecticut community colleges in regional business development and economic growth. Register for free now! » ($20 for late registration at the door.)

Keynote Speakers

Doug Lederman
Editor, Inside Higher Ed

Doug Lederman is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Scott Jaschik, he leads the site's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio, and at meetings around the country. His work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Nieman Foundation Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Cecilia Elena Rouse
Katzman-Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Cecilia Elena Rouse is the Katzman-Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Her primary research and teaching interests are in labor economics with a focus on the economics of education. She has studied topics such as, the economic benefit of community college attendance, the effects of education inputs on student achievement, and the effect of financial aid on college matriculation and student occupational choice.

Currently she is researching the effort of performance-based scholarships on post-secondary student time use. Rouse has served as an editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and is currently a senior editor of The Future of Children (a Princeton-Brookings publication). She served a year in the White House at the National Economic Council and served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Rouse has a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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Last Update: December 22 2011
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