A Memo of Understanding between UNC Asheville and the City of Asheville was signed in October 2013, the purpose of which was to establish a framework for the university and city to facilitate activity in several collaboration areas, to the extent that they align with the strategic priorities of each party.
The areas of mutual interest between UNC Asheville and the City of Asheville include: Public safety, economic development, culture and recreation, climate and technology, and environmental sustainability. To further cooperation between the two parties, the following steps will be taken:
- Engage in dialogue about activities in the above-listed areas of mutual interest
- Identify and undertake collaborative activity and joint research
- Organize joint activities, such as courses, conferences, seminars and similar events, in the above-listed areas of mutual interest
- Exchange relevant materials and information