President Evans to Present on Educational Panel

Posted March 31, 2010

Is Grand Rapids a college town? You bet it is! In downtown Grand Rapids alone, tens of thousands of students attend classes at seven higher education institutions on six separate campuses, including Kendall College of Art and Design.

Dr. Oliver Evans, President of Kendall College of Art and Design, and representatives of other educational institutions, will take part in the Not Your Average Speaker Series, ??Higher Ed, Stronger Economy ? on Tuesday, April 6, at 5:15 p.m. at the Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids.

Attendees will hear from the people who help run these institutions, the school ??s role in downtown revitalization, their economic impact on West Michigan, and what plans they have for the near future for even more investments.

Admission, beverages and concessions are free. Doors open at 4:45 for pre-event networking. Sponsored by Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Check out the Facebook event page.