Town and Gown: Legal Strategies for Effective Collaboration

Town and Gown: Legal Strategies for Effective Collaboration

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Overview

Town and Gown: Legal Strategies for Effective Collaboration by Cynthia A. Baker

This volume explores how institutions are working with communities in ways that can increase the productivity and influence of both. The discussion is organized in four parts: an overview of higher education, its host communities, and the law; professional and economic relationships; public safety, health, and students in the community; and community and economic development. Within these categories, chapter authors discuss town-gown relationships that address a wide range of concerns, including higher education policy, tradition, contracts, board membership, PILOTs, finance, law enforcement, health initiatives, housing and community development plans, professional partnerships, economic development strategies, zoning policy, and approaches to sustainability. Throughout the book, authors share best practices of how to build better, stronger, and more productive town-gown relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614388616
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 08/07/2014
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 23.40(w) x 16.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Cynthia A. Baker is Director of the Program on Law and State Government (PLSG) and a Clinical Professor of Law at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

Patricia E. Salkin is the dean and a professor of law at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip, NY.

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