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ERIC Number: EJ1172626
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
"The 400-Pound Gorilla": The Role of The Research University in City Development
Holley, Karri A.; Harris, Michael S.
Innovative Higher Education, v43 n2 p77-90 Apr 2018
In cities across the United States higher education institutions exist in tandem with a range of other socio-cultural and economic organizations, such as businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. The role of colleges and universities in city development is important, and empirical examination of universities' role in and relationship with cities provides an avenue for higher education researchers to explore interactions that are potentially key to a thriving knowledge economy. Using data collected from a case study of a large American city and a university within that city, we sought to better understand the university's role in and relationship with its surrounding city.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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