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Learning From University-Community Partnerships (Past And Present) For Sustainable Development

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Executive Summary

As universities attempt to expand their societal relevance by responding to an engaging with local and regional societal challenges, new university-community partnerships designed to promote sustainable development are emerging throughout the world. This comparative study examines the prospects, processes, and stakeholders involved in plans for university-community partnerships in two different contexts: Tucum?n in Argentina and Worcester, Massachusetts in the United States. In both of these economically-struggling cities, local universities have been prominently featured in currently emerging plans to stimulate sustainable economic development.

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