Beyond the Campus: How Colleges and Universities Form Partnerships with their Communities / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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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.
About the Author
David J. Maurrasse is Assistant Professor in the Department of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements
Chapter 1: The Mission of Higher Education
Chapter 2: Have Ivory Tower, Will Travel: The University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia
Chapter 3: Living Up to a People's University: San Francisco State University and the City of San Francisco
Chapter 4: Community in the Roots: Xavier University and New Orleans
Chapter 5: Just Getting By: Hostos Community College and the South Bronx
Chapter 6: Comparisons and Conclusions
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book can serve as an useful guide for colleges and universities to approach the community.