School-College Partnerships in Institutional Strategy

  • Robert B. Smith Weber State University
Keywords: Colleges, Schools, Partnerships


Establishing collaboration with schools as a strategic university priority encourages a variety of partnerships to grow. A synergistic network of partners also encourages collaboration within a metropolitan university and reinforces a distinctive institutional identity. This article recounts one university s experience, benefits realized, and practical lessons learned through school-college partnerships as a centerpiece of its strategic plan.