Our Universities: Locality and Vitality

Fourth in a Series on Research

Research creates interest and value for a university and its locale.

"This atmosphere of excitement, arising from imaginative consideration, transforms knowledge. A fact is no longer a bare fact: it is invested with all its possibilities. It is no longer a burden on the memory: it is energizing as the poet of our dreams, and as the architect of our purposes. Imagination is not to be divorced from the facts: it is a way of illuminating the facts.” --- Alfred North Whitehead