Campus Philly’s Deborah Diamond creates new consulting practice, Campus+City, in partnership with U3


U3 Advisors is proud to welcome Deborah Diamond, former Campus Philly President, to the extended U3 family.  Her new consulting practice, Campus+City, advises cities and regions on talent attraction, inclusion and retention strategies, leveraging higher education and other place-based assets. Contact Deborah.

About Deborah

Deborah led Campus Philly for 10 years, transforming it into the national model for college student engagement and retention in cities. She’s an expert in regional college and university collaboration, creating linkages between employers and higher education, and place-marketing and communications for the college student audience.

As the co-founder of Young, Smart and Local, Deborah has created a network of cities all focused on talent growth. She has led projects for Richmond, Rochester, Tulsa, Norfolk and Hartford, among others, helping those cities create programs to engage and retain their college students.