"Universities should also deploy their endowments in creative and socially responsible ways. Urban institutions should devote a percentage of their investments to local challenges, such as shortages in affordable housing."
"Urban universities must give back to their cities and to the vulnerable populations within them. Typically, universities deploy student interns to nonprofit groups throughout the city, but they can do so much more. They should set up long-term, reciprocal partnerships with local governments to help solve issues of inequality."
"I am proudest to work at a public university when I see the fruits of widespread campus efforts to cooperate with schools and community-based organizations on projects that empower various sectors of the city."
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