Book takes in-depth look at the potential power of SUNY

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Colleges and universities stand tall like hundred-year-old trees, anchoring their roots deep into certain communities where they will develop not only themselves, but develop the entirety of the regions they inhabit.

The latest volume in the State University of New York Press series, "Critical Issues in Higher Education," addresses the growing trend of university, government and private sector collaboration being used as a way to spur economic development. "Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers" is a collection of academic essays stressing the importance of higher education institutions to the economic stability and growth of the regions those institutions are located in.

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