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Holland, Barbara A.; Howard, Ted; Seligsohn, Andrew J. – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Urban and metropolitan areas face unique challenges in serving the multifaceted needs of their communities, but also have advantages that create some of the world's greatest universities. Three scholars opened the 2017 CUMU [Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities] Annual Conference with "Voices from the Field." Each spoke to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Urban Universities, Metropolitan Areas, Place Based Education
Langenberg, Donald N. – Metropolitan Universities, 2002
Describes the origin and evolution of the P-16 movement in education, which is based on the premise that all education, from preschool through college, ought to function as an integrated system. Describes some of the issues likely to affect the movement and the progress of urban universities over the next few years. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Integrated Activities
Brown, Thomas; Jay, Gregory; Terrell, Darrell – Metropolitan Universities, 2002
Describes an experiment in K-16 collaboration that is taking place on the Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin. Public school "teachers-in-residence" undertake a 2-year stint at a university program dedicated to mainstreaming multiculturalism in undergraduate education and help create courses for future urban educators. (SLD)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Integrated Activities
Wykoff, Leslie W. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 2001
Explores integration of information services at universities. Provides a history of integrated information services, details successful mergers, and explores professional and organizational issues that create conflict instead of collaboration. Discusses how newer, more flexible higher education environments may be more conducive to integration,…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Cooperation, Higher Education, History
Zimpher, Nancy L. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum lc v13 n4 p137-57 Dec 2002, 2002
Presents a model for an urban P-16 (integrated education from preschool though college) that is meant to reshape and improve teacher education in a way driven by the involvement of major stakeholders in the community. The discussion focuses on partnering activities at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Integrated Activities