Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Satellite Campus: A Collaborative Model

From Volume 27 Number 4 | Summer 1999
By David L. Parkyn

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Messiah College, Temple University

Since 1968 Messiah College, a small liberal arts college in Grantham, Pennsylvania, has operated a satellite campus in Philadelphia adjacent to in cooperation with Temple University. The urban satellite brings together the opportunities offered by a small community of scholars and the educational context of a major state university. The progam offers a vaible model linking two distinct types of campuses and locations: the program also provides a model for developing approaches to education which encourages students to cross demographic and cultural boundaires to study in settings which ofetn are considerably different from those to which they are accustomed.

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