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Ohio Board of Regents - 2008 Community Conversations Tour : Breaking Barriers Between K-12 and Higher Education
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Chancellor Eric Fingerhut and the Ohio Board of Regents hosted the "Community Conversations Tour" May 30 at Stark State College. This public forum was the 5th stop on a 6-region tour joining college, business, civic and student leaders to discuss 10-year strategic plan on higher education.

The series of Community Conversation forums discuss his 10-year strategic plan on higher education delivered to Governor Strickland and the Ohio General Assembly March 31.

Chancellor Fingerhut provides an overview of the strategic plan and then moderates a discussion with a panel of community college and university officials, business, civic and student leaders including:

Dr. John O'Donnell - President, Stark State College
Regent Jeanette Grasselli Brown
Steven Meeks - Governor's Regional Director, District 9
Shaun Yoder - Executive Director, Business Alliance for Higher Education & the Economy (BAHEE)
Adrienne O'Neill - President, Start Education Partnership
David Sigmund - Stark State College student
May 30, 2008