ERIC Number: ED342346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Urban Universities in Economic and Community Development. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Policy Research and Insurance of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs.
At the hearing recorded in this document, which was held at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama, testimony and prepared statements were received concerning the role of urban universities in economic and community development, with special attention to other forms of incentives that the Federal Government could be providing to city/university partnerships over and above those contained in the Urban Grant University Program. Additionally, testimony was heard from representatives of the city of Birmingham and the University of Alabama about projects taking place in that city. Among those providing prepared statements and/or giving testimony were the following: William Bell, Chairman, Committee on Economic Development, Birmingham City Council; Michael Dobbins, Director, Department of Urban Planning, City of Birmingham; Cleveland Hammonds, Superintendent of Schools, City of Birmingham; Jim Harrison, President, Association of Urban Universities; and Kenneth Roozen, Vice President for Research and University Affairs, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Among the additional materials included are articles from the Reader's Digest and The New York Times concerning university/community partnerships in community development. (GLR)
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Community Development, Economic Development, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Urban Improvement, Urban Universities
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs.