Examines the role of the university and its relationship to the community.
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.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1 (10)
The Mission of Higher Education 11 (18)
Have Ivory Tower, Will Travel: The University 29 (36)
of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia
Living Up to a People's University: San 65 (38)
Francisco State University and the City of
Community in the Roots: Xavier University and 103(42)
Just Getting By: Hostos Community College and 145(36)
the South Bronx
Comparisons and Conclusions 181(14)
Appendix: List of People Interviewed 195(2)