Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices

Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices

by Roger L. Kemp

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786463992
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Sales rank: 1,133,248
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roger L. Kemp, Ph.D., ICMA-CM, has been a city manager on both the East and West coasts for more than 25 years and holds International City/County Management Association credentials. He has taught at the University of California, Rutgers University, University of New Haven, University of Connecticut and Golden Gate University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Preface 1

Part I Cities and Schools

1 Evolving Relations Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz 7

2 Social Responsibilities Mary Filardo Jeffrey M. Vincent Marni Allen Jason Franklin 10

3 Opportunities and Risks Paree Roper 20

4 Land Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz 23

5 Sustainable Communities Deborah McKoy 25

6 Career Alternatives Laurence Sprecher 31

7 Revenues Anthony Flint 36

Part II Best Practices

8 Amherst and Hampshire College Work Together to Enhance the Entire Community Gregory S. Prince 39

9 Aspen and Partners from the University of Michigan and Other Schools Protect Research Lab Joshua Zaffos 44

10 Boston, Northeastern University and Other Cities and Schools Are Building "Collegetowns" James Martin James E. Samels 48

11 Bridgewater and Other Cities Seek More Revenues from Bridgewater University and Other Schools Christine Legere 51

12 Canton and St. Lawrence University Work Together to Maintain a Positive Relationship Daniel F. Sullivan 53

13 Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina Cooperate on a Positive Planning Process Roger Stancil Mary Jane Nirdlinger 55

14 Charlottesville and the University of Virginia Work Together to Solve Community Problems Tracy Clemmons 58

15 Chicago and the University of Illinois Revitalize Inner-City Neighborhoods David C. Perry Wim Wiewel Carrie Menendez 61

16 Cutler Bay and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Create Emergency Response Vehicles Steven Alexander 67

17 Elmira Benefits from Elmira College Students Learning About Disaster Management Adam Prestopnik 70

18 Emeryville and the Emery Unified School District Jointly Improve the Quality of Life Deborah L. McKoy Ariel H. Bierbaum Jeffrey M. Vincent 73

19 Gainesville and the University of Florida Implement Neighborhood Action Plan Charles E. Young 84

20 Greencastle Benefits from DePauw University's Efforts to Strengthen Community Relations Luke Beasley 94

21 Hamilton and McMaster University Jointly Provide Community Policing Center Phil Wood 96

22 Kannapolis and the University of North Carolina Jointly Create a Downtown Research Campus Mike Legg 99

23 Kingston and Queen's University Work Together to Improve Neighborhood Security Michael Fox 104

24 Los Angeles and University of Southern California Officials Train Future Public Managers P. Michael Paules 108

25 Mentor Citizens Benefit from the Mentor Public School District's Budget Daniel L. Wilson 111

26 Meredith Works with Plymouth State University to Provide Housing for Internship Program Rob Baker Carol Granfield 113

27 Middletown Works with Wesleyan University to Develop Long-Term Neighborhood Plan Laura Brown 117

28 New York City Benefits by Columbia University Working with Local Neighborhoods Michael Porter Paul Grogan 120

29 Newark and Its Public School District Improve Their Environment and Economy Todd Wilkinson 127

30 Orange and Chapman University Jointly Plan for the Future John W. Sibley 132

31 Phoenix and Arizona State University Receive Voter Approval for New Downtown Campus Debra Friedman 135

32 Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh and Other Cities and Schools Learn to Include Citizens in Their Planning Process Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz 142

33 Piano and Collin College Provide Student Internships, and Everyone Benefits Robin Popik 145

34 Portland Works with Portland State University to Create a University District Plan Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz 148

35 Richmond and Other Cities Work with Their School Districts to Make Students Better Citizens Deborah L. McKoy David Stern Ariel H. Bierbaum 153

36 Richmond Citizens Benefit from Virginia Commonwealth University's Investments Michael Porter Paul Grogan 164

37 Roanoke's Eat for Education Program Helps Fund Its Public School System Ann H. Shawver 171

38 Rockland Students and Others Benefit from Public School's Use of Business Model Irving H. Buchen 176

39 Sacramento and Its Public School Districts Have Model for Joint Infrastructure Planning Deborah McKoy Jeffrey M. Vincent Carrie Makarewicz 183

40 St. Paul Public Agencies Benefit from University of Minnesota's Technologies and Software Carissa Schively Slotterback 188

41 San Francisco Area Benefits from Center's Studies Linking Transit Development, Families and Schools Ariel H. Bierbaum Jeffrey M. Vincent Deborah McKoy 192

42 San Jose and San Jose State University Build Joint Public Library Lorraine Oback 198

43 San Pablo and Its School District Partner to Revitalize a Neighborhood Ariel H. Bierbaum Jeffrey M. Vincent Erika Tate 200

44 State College Officials Seek Student Liaison from Pennsylvania State University Adam Smeltz 204

45 Sugar Land and the University of Houston Work Together on New Campus for Educational and Economic Reasons Allen Bogard 206

46 Tampa Benefits from University of Florida Bringing More Students Downtown Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz 209

47 Warrensburg Benefits from Central Missouri State University's Economic Contributions Bob Adebayo 212

48 Washington, DC, and Georgetown University Try to Relieve Town-Gown Tensions Kara Brandeisky Jake Sticka 215

49 Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary Form Joint Neighborhood Relations Committee Brian Whitson 219

Part III The Future

50 Urban Renewal Michael Porter Paul Grogan 223

51 Citizens John Esterle Chris Gates 228

52 Students and Change Deborah McKoy Ariel H. Bierbaum April Suwalsky Erica Boas Alissa Kronovet 236

53 Public Service Zach Friend Scott Collins 239

54 Technology Maria H. Andersen 243

55 Education John Dew 250


A Glossary of Terms for Cities and Schools 255

B Regional Resource Directory 257

C National Resource Directory 258

D International Resource Directory 260

E Bibliographic and Reference Sources 260

F Model Agreements and Documents 261

G State Municipal League Directory 262

H State Library Directory 263

I Distance Learning Resources 263

About the Contributors 265

Index 267

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