"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.
I hope that in the next 20 years Warwick will become a modern civic university
, rather than being tagged as a 1960s university.
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
"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.
All too often we hear about the negativity and talk ourselves down, yet we have some tremendous resources, the Local Enterprise Partnership and through it the launch of the innovative Growth Hub, the Progression Forum, City Deals, Culture focuses, Business Improvement Districts, Science Central and indeed my own, civic university
The story is told by a team of writers from Birmingham University, headed by Prof Eric Ives, in The First Civic University
: Birmingham 1880-1890, just published by the University Press.
LJMU is moving forward with equal vigour and momentum with a new vision for the next five years as a pioneering modern civic university
Dr Limon added: "Newcastle is a civic university
that focusses on not just what we are good at but what we are good for and so it is a real privilege for us to be collaborating with Forward Assist on this very important work.