Xavier University is hosting the Cincinnati Mayors Forum on campus today, Wednesday, April 15

The 10 former mayors in attendance, including TV personality Jerry Springer, are discussing the state of the city | April 15, 2009

The Xavier University Institute for Politics and Public Life, along with WLWT-TV, is hosting a Cincinnati Mayors Forum today at 7:30 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall on Xavier’s campus. The former Cincinnati mayors are gathering to discuss the state of the city.

The 10 former mayors in attendance are: Jerry Springer, Bobbie Sterne, Tom and Charlie Luken, Tom Brush, Eugene Ruehlmann, Arn Bortz, David Mann, Dwight Tillery and Roxanne Qualls. Ken Blackwell is taking part via a pre-taped interview. Current mayor Mark Mallory is making the opening remarks.

The forum is being taped by WLWT-TV for airing at a later date. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited to 200 and reservations are required. To reserve a spot for the two-hour taping, please send an e-mail with the names of those attending to politicsandpubliclife@xavier.edu.

Those attending are encouraged to arrive by 7:15 p.m. to insure the taping begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 513-745-4873 or send an e-mail to politicsandpubliclife@xavier.edu.