Creating Dialogue: The Role of Urban and Metropolitan Universities in Fostering Civil Society

  • Milton K. Wong
Keywords: Metropolitan Univrsities, Civil Society, Community Development


In his keynote address to the October 2002 conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Simon Fraser University's Chancellor encourages urban and metropolitan universities to be courageous and creative in meeting new social and economic challenges. To be effective and trusted in a complex and competitive world, universities must be proactive, collaborative, and adaptable.