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Contributor: Laurel Harrington

Place Attachment: Engendering Loyalty and Love Presented at SCUP

Place attachment research explains how we develop personal attachments to a place, what connects us to a place, what connects us as a campus community, and what motivates us to preserve our special places.  Laurel Harrington and Marilyn Sander of Christner and Laurie Harmon of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse presented this topic at the 2013 Society of College and University Planning North Central Conference.  The research suggests that beautification and donor recognition projects can be very successful in promoting the  university  and engendering loyalty […]