Paper Tigers

If, as is quite likely, Shore U starts as a branch of a distinguished university, we should not limit our imagination to Virginia.

There is a trend internationally and domestically for universities to set up branches in other locations, presumably to increase enrollment, endowment, and influence.

Even my own home town, an East London suburb, now hosts a campus from Coventry University, based over a 100 miles away. This allows Coventry University to access a much larger market. Incidentally, CU London, as it is named, is installed in a re-purposed municipal building, Dagenham Civic Centre.

Here is a list of distinguished technical schools, culled from The Economist magazine (Nov 17, 2018, pp. 47-48). Any of these would grace ESVA.

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