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George Philip

President, University at Albany

Higher Education's Role in Economic Development

February 7, 2011

With Governor Cuomo and President Obama both calling higher education the “key driver” of the innovation economy, the Institute pulled together five experts from the University at Albany to talk about what universities can do to help New York State. President Philip introduced the panel, commenting on the State University of New York's strategic plan to use its universities to train a highly educated workforce and revitalize the state.

Video: Laura Schultz
Video: Jim King
Video: Jason Lane
Video: Gene Bunnell
Video: David A. Lewis