ERIC Number: ED082689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Campus Expansion: Three Views.
Shaw, Paul C., Ed.
This paper presents three views on the University of Pittsburgh campus expansion: from a university representative, from a city planner, and from a community leader. Three salient points made by the authors indicate: (1) The University's main concern was with the development of its own physical plant; community development was a peripheral concern. However, both the community member and the city representative show that the community was concerned with the inter-relationships and consequences of residential, commercial and institutional development. (2) The University usually takes a progmatic approach to expansion, viewing its constituency as regional and national, and thus is less concerned about the expansion's negative impact on Oakland. In contrast, the community and the city are very much concerned with the University's impact on Oakland, and moreover, the community expects the University to adhere to a higher standard of citizenship and service than is usually expected of institutions. (3) The three writers agree that the University was not responsive to changes in societal values which would have required citizen input to institutional planning. (Author/MJM)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Higher Education Research.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. University Urban Interface Program.