[As for the development of university campuses, – Ed.] we need to select the universities that are key to the national education and build dormitories located in the pedestrian availability — Yaroslav Kuzminov, Rector, National Research University Higher School of Economics .
The key driver for a university is a community of a certain type. When designing a campus, we need to take into account the type of community that we want to generate at this university and create the right environment. In turn, this will change the city. Such projects should ideologically become a core for changing urban environment — Eduard Galazhinsky, Rector, National Research Tomsk State University.
The success of, for example, Californian universities is defined not only by the way they teach, but also by the way they live — Marco Bucci, Mayor of Genoa.
A campus and a university are not only an economic environment. It would be stupid to build a campus so that it pays off immediately. <…> A campus is built to teach people who are to become future leaders; it will pay off, but in a longer term — Marco Bucci, Mayor of Genoa.
It is crucial to involve students on the stage of predevelopment analysis [creation of university campuses, – Ed.] — Alena Parfenova, Senior Lecturer, Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology.