Administrative Offices President's Planning Portfolio Macalester College

--- Introduction --- The Basics --- Civic Engagement --- Urban Opportunities --- Academic Quality ---
--- Multicultural Organization --- Strategic Use of Resources --- Communications --- Key Investments ---

Urban Opportunities

Embrace opportunities created by our urban identity throughout our academic programs and campus life.


  1. Partnership forged with Linwood elementary school.
Work in progress
  1. Review of urban studies/urban geography offerings in curriculum
Future plans
  1. Ask all departments and programs to identify ways to take further advantage of urban opportunities
  2. Charge the future Center for Public Scholarship and Civic Engagement with developing a coherent plan to enhance Macalester's engagement with the local urban community
  3. Enhance links to Twin Cities arts institutions in planning renovation of fine arts and humanities facilities
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