Vanderbilt hosts public policy seminar for Metro Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ñ Members of Metro Council will participate in a public policy seminar this weekend at Vanderbilt as part of the University’s ongoing commitment to civic engagement.

All 40 members of the council and Vice Mayor Howard Gentry were invited to the daylong program, which will include presentations by Vanderbilt faculty and staff on a variety of topics. Among the topics to be examined are the impact of tax policy on economic development, ethics and public service, and community partnerships.

"Vanderbilt’s faculty and staff include some of the leading authorities on a wide range of issues that are important to Nashville. We are eager to share this expertise with our elected leaders as they consider some of the most pressing issues facing our community for the next four years," said Michael Schoenfeld, vice chancellor for public affairs.

Media contact: Melanie Catania, (615) 322-NEWS

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