July 14-16, 2020


Town& Gown


A gathering of college town City and Community Administrators and University Officials


July 14-16, 2020


Ohio University


The 5th Annual Ohio Town & Gown Summit is an opportunity for City and University staff to meet, identify common challenges, share best practices, and learn from one another. 

This year's theme is "Smarter Together" and goals for the conference include 

  • Highlight best practices from Universities, Colleges, and Communities on making town/gown partnerships stronger 

  • Broaden our understanding of enrollment numbers and diversity 

  • Build our knowledge of the economy of College & University communities 


      All are welcome to send conference questions and suggestions to conferences@ohio.edu

$75 Standard Registration (March 2-May 31)

$100 Late Registration (June 1-30)

Click here to register!





Who should attend from your City?


City Managers

Police Chiefs and Officers

Chamber of Commerce 

Main Street Organizations

City Planners and Development Staff

Economic Development Directors

City Council Members

Who should attend from your University?

President's Office

Senior Student Affairs Officers

Advancement Officers


Student Conduct

Student Wellness 

Student Activities

Off Campus Relations and Engagement

University Police/Public Safety


Conference Location: Athens, Ohio


Created by Ohio Town & Gown Summit Planning Committee. Questions: Email conferences@ohio.edu