The University-Community Compact
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American higher education (HE) has a rich history of university-community engagement. Today, however, most colleges and universities find themselves still cloistered in “town versus gown” issues with their publics and legislatures. These issues are having a significant negative impact on community and legislative willingness to fund HE at local, state, and national levels. Some institutional types are at greater risk of confronting their demise.
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