June 15, 2023
The ITGA 2023 City & University Relations Conference
The ITGA's annual conference was held with tremendous fanfare from June 7- 9, 2023 in Fort Collins, Colorado and on the Colorado State University campus. Over 330 attendees, representing 34 states, Canada, and the UK spent several days learning, engaging, and sharing ideas and expertise around the conference theme of Building Resilient Communities. Attendees included mayors and city managers, university and collegiate leaders, city and campus planners, municipal and campus police, housing developers, college students and community members. To see the full press release, click here.
The ITGA 2023 Conference Testimonial
As a long-time ITGA member and regular attendee of the annual conference, I continue to find great value in being part of this wonderful organization and participant of the conference. The opportunities to connect with a variety of experts in our industry, continue to build a strong network, and attend conferences that continue to evolve alongside our town/cities and institutions is invaluable. 
Dilnavaz Cama, Director, Office of Student Life Willie J. Young, Sr. Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement 
The ITGA 2024 City & University Relations Conference
The City of College Park and the University of Maryland are thrilled to host the ITGA Conference, June 5-7, 2024. Under the theme "Power of Partnership: Solving the Grand Challenges Together," we anticipate a gathering of exceptional individuals who will contribute innovative ideas to tackle the challenges and opportunities impacting town/gown relations. Throughout the event, we will delve into inspiring concepts, forge new possibilities, and revel in the natural splendor this region has to offer. Welcome to College Park, Maryland, the proud home of the University of Maryland and the oldest continually operating airport in the world!
Gloria Aparicio-Blackwell, Host Committee Chair, Director of Community Engagement, University of Maryland
National & International Headlines
Why Student Housing is in a Crisis in Canada
Economist Mike Moffatt said inadequate planning puts huge pressure on the communities surrounding these colleges and universities, calling the shortage of rental housing an "absolute crisis."
Webinar Addressing Off-Campus Housing Challenges
ITGA hosted its first in a series of webinars with information centered on housing concerns and their impact on residency policies and town and gown partnerships.
Thank You to Our Gold Level Conference Sponsors!
International Town & Gown Association
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