Belmont University hosted a forum with the 2007 Nashville mayoral candidates Friday, April 13, in the Massey Concert Hall on the Belmont campus. The forum focused on issues impacting the higher education community in Nashville. Each candidate for mayor has named education his top priority in his campaign.
Nashville mayoral candidates David Briley, Bob Clement, Karl Dean, Buck Dozier, Kenneth Eaton and Howard Gentry answered questions concerning the impact of higher education in the city of Nashville. Harry Chapman, Director of Development for Major Gifts at Belmont, moderated the forum. Belmont students Henry Nichols, editor of Belmont’s student newspaper The Belmont Vision, and Lauren Williams, secretary of the Belmont James Madison Society, asked the candidates their questions.