Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Call for Abstracts: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions

Posted on March 5, 2018

Metropolitan Universities journal is accepting abstracts for Vol. 30 No. 1, Urban and Metropolitan Universities: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions.

This issue focuses on the role of urban and metropolitan universities as anchor institutions in their community to address long standing inequities. We invite authors to focus on a specific topic or topics listed below related to their anchor mission work.

  • Innovative partnerships, including those with multisector anchor institutions and community-based organizations across various geopolitics
  • Infrastructure and resourcing to support anchor mission
  • Alignment of anchor mission with other strategic priorities
  • Integrating anchor mission with core missions of educating the citizenry and developing new knowledge
  • Addressing societal challenges (e.g., systems of oppression, social justice, race and equity)

Abstracts are due Monday, March 19, 2018.

Submissions should be prepared in accordance with the MUJ Article Submission and Editorial Guidelines and should be no more than 1000 words.

Submission Guidelines

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Call for Abstracts: The Transformative Power of Anchor Institutions

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