Residential College

A residential college is an organisational pattern for a division of a university that places academic activity in a community setting of students and faculty, usually at a residence and with shared meals, the college having a degree of autonomy and a federated relationship with the overall university. However, the term residential college is also used to describe a variety of other patterns, ranging from a dormitory with some academic programming, to continuing education programs for adults lasting a few days. In some parts of the world it simply refers to any organized on-campus housing, an example being University of Malaya.

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List Of Northwestern University Residences - Residential Colleges - East Fairchild (Communications Residential College, CRC)
... Communications Residential College (CRC) Type Residential college Established 1981 President John Hardberger Enrollment 109 Location 1855 Sheridan Rd ... of Chevy Chase, Maryland, helped provide equipment and finance other expenses for the residential college ...
Campus Of The University Of Southern California - University Housing
... Halls Apartments Defunct Halls Arts and Humanities Residential College at Parkside (PRB) Birnkrant Residential College (BSR) Fluor Tower (FLT) Marks Hall (DXM ...
Residential Colleges Of Rice University
... The residential colleges of Rice University comprise eleven separate residential colleges which function as the primary housing, dining, and social organization for undergraduate ... The system was established in 1957 and was inspired by the residential college systems at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge as well as ... Each student is randomly affiliated with a residential college upon matriculation and becomes a lifetime member of the college ...
Experiences With The Residential College Model
... Because of the many interpretations of the residential college concept, and its use at many universities and institutions, there are many experiences of how the concept plays out at various times and ... With only three residential colleges for graduate students in Canada — Green and St ... John's Colleges at the University of British Columbia, and Massey College at the University of Toronto — there is a sense that part of the work of ...
List Of Northwestern University Residences - Residential Colleges - Slivka Residential College For Science and Engineering
... Slivka Residential College Type Residential college Established 2002 Master Gary Galbreath President Michael Carmody Enrollment 137 Location 2332 Campus Drive Evanston IL 60201 Slivka Hall was built ... up of engineers, Slivka does contain some students from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences ... by gender and has an unusually high retention rate of upperclassmen, unlike other residential colleges ...

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