Portland Press Herald
| by Greg Kesich

Portland Press Herald article heralds Colby and Waterville’s partnership as “a better model” for helping cities get on solid economic footing. Herald reporter Greg Kesich’s article “The View From Here: Do we have to be the next San Jose?” ponders how the recent announcement that Northeastern University will establish the Roux Institute in Portland will affect the city, perhaps by further driving up property values and driving out residents, phenomena happening in San Jose. “There might be a better model a little closer to home. That’s the city of Waterville,” Kesich writes. “Colleges and universities have a privileged position in this country because we provide a public good,” President David A. Greene said in a phone interview. “We all have an obligation to contribute in multiple ways.”

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