10 Ways Colleges Can Work With Their Communities

The Obama administration has ushered in a renewed commitment to service in our country, especially for higher education. That call to service will provide colleges with opportunities to shape a new citizenry and to right some historic wrongs that have embittered communities toward the "ivory towers" in their midst.

For generations, colleges and their communities have had an uneasy relationship. While institutions bring jobs and resources to their local areas, those benefits often come