Can universities be more active in contributing to civic leadership in the areas where they are located? The Bristol Civic Leadership Project believes that they can, and Robin Hambleton wrote a short article for Times Higher Education on this topic. Published on 3 November 2016, Public engagement 2.0: a university of the city, suggests that the new initiative by UK universities to encourage them to become more engaged with their local communities, known as Leading Places, can learn from the experiences of American public universities. To view the article click here.
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