Defining quality of place

Friday, August 17, 2007

In the southwest corner of North Dakota, Dickinson State University plays an important role in defining a new vision of rural communities.

An article from the university's alumni news does a good job in outlining some of the dimensions of "quality of place". These dimensions include:

• Strong civic engagement
• Sustainable environmental quality
• Active cultural life
• Economic opportunities
• Active recreation and healthy lifestyles
• Access to quality health services
• High quality housing, physical facilities and community infrastructure
• Opportunities for life-long learning

This short article has outlined in a concise way, what quality of place really means. Read more..

posted by Ed Morrison |

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