University Economic Development Association



September 29 -

October 2, 2019

Reno-Tahoe, Nevada

2019 UEDA Summit Theme

Designing Resilient Regions: The Biggest Little Ideas for ALL Ecosystems


Hunter Morrison

Senior Fellow, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

Hunter Morrison is Senior Fellow at at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. Formerly, he was the Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at Youngstown State University. In this role he advised the president on the Youngstwon State campus plan. Prior to this he was Director of the Cleveland City Planning Commission and was responsible for Civic Vision 2000, a $3 million initiative that resulted in the comprehensive updating of the City’s Downtown Plan, Citywide Plan, and Zoning Code. Civic Vision received the 1992 American Planning Association National Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning. He holds degrees in city planning and political science from Yale College, city planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and business administration from Cleveland State University. He has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and at Cleveland State.

Welcome to Reno-Tahoe

A trip to Reno-Tahoe puts everything you could want – good food, arts and culture, outdoor adventures galore – at your fingertips. Grab a bike and cruise through Reno for some urban flavor, then take the short drive to Lake Tahoe for some fresh air.