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The University’s Role in Urban Development

From Enclave to Anchor Institution
David C. Perry, Wim Wiewel, and Carrie Menendez, Julho 1, 2009

For most of its history the American university has been treated as an enclave—a scientific and reflective ivory tower removed from the subjective turmoil of the city. More recently the university has come to be viewed by many public officials and analysts as a driver of overall urban development.