Beyond the Campus: How Colleges and Universities Form Partnerships with their Communities

Beyond the Campus: How Colleges and Universities Form Partnerships with their Communities

by David J. Maurrasse
     
 

ISBN-10: 041592622X

ISBN-13: 9780415926225

Pub. Date: 03/14/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The role of the university and its relationship to the community has long been a highly debated topic among educators, administrators, and local business leaders. David J. Maurrasse offers a passionate appeal for community partnerships. Going further than a simple explanation of the problems at hand, Beyond the Campus offers a road map for both universities

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The role of the university and its relationship to the community has long been a highly debated topic among educators, administrators, and local business leaders. David J. Maurrasse offers a passionate appeal for community partnerships. Going further than a simple explanation of the problems at hand, Beyond the Campus offers a road map for both universities and local institutions to work together for the good of their communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415926225
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/14/2001
Series:
Education/Sociology
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
1,107,137
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Mission of Higher Education11
Ch. 2Have Ivory Tower, Will Travel: The University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia29
Ch. 3Living Up to a People's University: San Francisco State University and the City of San Francisco65
Ch. 4Community in the Roots: Xavier University and New Orleans103
Ch. 5Just Getting By: Hostos Community College and the South Bronx145
Ch. 6Comparisons and Conclusions181
App.: List of People Interviewed195
Notes197
Bibliography204
Index207

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