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 varoius 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 opression, 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.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.
Our Campus. Otherwise Known as Omaha.
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. Learn more about Equity, Access and Diversity.