News Release

President Gabel to speak at U.S. National Competitiveness Forum

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel, in a Maroon blazer with black pants, poses standing for a portrait in front of a Gold, Block M statute on the Twin Cities campus

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel, vice chair of the Council on Competitiveness, will speak on Dec. 16, 2021 at the 2021 National Competitiveness Forum “Competing in the Next Economy - Future Focused.”

A national leader in higher education, Gabel will share perspectives on the critical role of higher education in creating a competitive U.S. economy—not just in workforce preparation, but in the fundamental role of research institutions to power the next generation of discovery and innovation. Registration details for this event can be found here.

The University of Minnesota is a world-class institution of higher education committed to research, teaching and service. With distinction as one of America's 10 best public research universities and more $1 billion in public and private competitive awards annually, the University of Minnesota invests in discovery to cultivate possibility while elevating Minnesota and society as a whole.

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Jake Ricker

University Public Relations