Sylvester Murray is a Professor of Urban Studies and Public Administration. Mr. Murray’s specialties are budgeting, urban administration and management. He is a former city manager of San Diego, California, Cincinnati, Ohio, Ann Arbor, Michigan and Inkster, Michigan. He was also manager of government consulting at Coopers & Lybrand, CPA, in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Murray has served as President of the American Society for Public Administration and the International City Management Association. He received a B.A. in history from Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, an M.G.A. in governmental administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. in economics from Eastern Michigan University. Mr. Murray is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a Board Member of the National Civic League.