John Fry, President, Drexel University
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Racquet Club of Philadelphia
215 South 16th Street
In 2010 John Fry was appointed Drexel University's 14th president. Previously Fry was president of Franklin & Marshall College, and executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a major force in developing and implementing Penn's "Agenda for Excellence," a comprehensive plan that guided strategic initiatives from 1996 to 2001. Fry was recently featured in Philadelphia Magazine for his focus on making Drexel a meaningful community partner, and a force for building local economic development. President Fry will speak about the changing role of major universities as part of a regional economy, and his vision for Drexel University in the coming years.
Cost: $25 non-members/$15 members
Payment at the door or mail check (payable to PCCP) to:
923 Herbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124