civic university


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civic university

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(Education) (in Britain) a university originally instituted as a higher education college serving a particular city
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As part of a modern civic university, we seek to make a significant impact to growth in the Liverpool city region and beyond.
He has played a leading role in the life of the city and created the concept of the civic university.
The University of Birmingham was first founded in 1900 as Englands first civic University.
As the country's first Civic University, Birmingham has a long and proud heritage, stretching back almost a century, as a pioneer in many aspects of sport, physical activity and physical education.
Kingston acts as a civic university, working closely the wider community and with local schools and colleges.
As the authors point out, "the ongoing development of the engaged, democratic, civic university that advances learning as it works with its community to realize the democratic promise of America for all Americans, particularly its children and youth" (p.
We look for a more strategic vision which builds upon, rather than discards, the university of Liverpool's historic role as a civic university, by refocusing attention on our duty to contribute to the local cultural and economic life of the city.
Not that this is a for-background-only essay; the authors conclude that the "failure of university administrators to defend the civic university from assault by Commonwealth and state ministers is conspicuous" (p.
In 1987, when the college was considering a federal university of the Midlands, in co-operation with similar colleges at Bristol and Nottingham, Chamberlain was elected rector of Glasgow University and found in Scotland's second city exactly the model for what he wanted in Birmingham: a civic university tied to one city.
I hope that in the next 20 years Warwick will become a modern civic university, rather than being tagged as a 1960s university.
Founded in 1900 as England's first civic university, the University of Birmingham has evolved into a prestigious higher education institution.
LJMU is moving forward with equal vigour and momentum with a new vision for the next five years as a pioneering modern civic university.