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To Change a University, Start with the Community
University and Community Schools Journal (2002)
  • Stephen L. Percy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Mary Jane Brukardt, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Changing the direction of an institution of higher education is, as a former University of Wisconsin Regent once wrote, a lot like trying to move a battleship with your bare hands. It takes strategic leadership … and a lot of people willing to help push.

This is the story of that push, the continuing tale of how the idea of community university engagement has become an invigorating—and transforming—vision for an entire institution.
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Percy, S. and Brukardt, M. J. (2002). "To Change a University, Start with the Community," University and Community Schools, Volume 7, Number 1-2, 59-64.