NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) –The economic policies of the presidential candidates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama will be the topic of discussion during a presidential economic policy debate Thursday Oct. 25 at the Avon Williams campus.
Sponsored by the Economics and Finance department at the College of Business, and the Public Administration department from the College of Public Service and Urban Affairs, the debate will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. in the AWC auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Guest panelists include Senator Roy Herron (D-Dresden), republican economic strategist Tom Landstreet, and Dr. Rodney Stanley, professor and head of the Department of Public Administration. During the debate, each panelist will discuss the candidates’ economic policies followed by question and answer session from audience members.
The TSU Avon Williams campus is located at 330 Tenth Avenue North in downtown Nashville. For more information, contact Dr. Soumen Ghosh, professor and head of the Economics Department, at 615.963.7172.
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