US campuses urged to be better neighbours

From Times Higher Education: “Campus protests over housing, crime and community well-being have besieged leaders in recent months … The University of California, Berkeleynearly lost a third of its incoming class because of persistent housing-related disputes with neighbours. … Others criticised for their approach to housing include Columbia University, which was faulted for driving up the cost of living close to its New York City base. Arizona State University, like UC-Berkeley, was blamed by its neighbours for letting noisy students get too far away from the campus. The University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University were accused of letting private developers push out low-income residents.”

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