As Chancellor Focuses on the ‘Public Good,’ Syracuse’s Reputation Slides.

Syracuse’s Slide | Robin Wilson | The Chronicle of Higher Education | 02 October, 2011

Some professors say the university’s focus on its community is affecting its ability to compete academically. Nancy Cantor is the chancellor of Syracuse University, but if you didn’t know better you might think she was the mayor of this town. Since she took over at the university seven years ago, the institution has spent tens of millions of dollars—and attracted much more—to revitalize this sagging Rust Belt city.

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