Mayors Allen Joines and Nancy Vaughan to discuss a ‘Tale of Two Cities’ Monday, Sept. 28
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September 16, 2015
Mayors Allen Joines of Winston-Salem and Nancy Vaughan of Greensboro will discuss the policies of their respective cities in a Wake Forest Law class taught by Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan from 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28 in Room 1309 of Worrell Professional Center. The event is open to all faculty, staff and students.
The two mayors will discuss “A Tale of Two Cities” in class on state and local government. They will compare and contrast the policies and management of Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Mayor Allen Joines was elected mayor of the City of Winston-Salem in November 2001 and was re-elected in 2005, in 2009, and again in 2013, to become the longest-serving Mayor in the history of the Winston-Salem according to the City of Winston-Salem website. Mayor Nancy Vaughan has been mayor of Greensboro since 2013 and is serving her first term.
Professor Vaughan has a background both in law and in politics. He worked as a lawyer for many years, but has also spent time on the staff of the United States Senate and in the Office of the Governor in Raleigh, N.C., served seven terms on the Greensboro City Council, two as Mayor Pro Tem, and two terms in the North Carolina State Senate. He has served as an adjunct Professor in the Masters in Public Administration program at UNC-G and received a University Lectureship from American University in Washington. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of State and Local Government at Wake Forest and Elon Law Schools.