One of the universities mentioned is American, where, I should note for the purposes of full disclosure, I work*, which is currently working on the next iteration of its ten year campus plan. But maybe it's not only working on the campus plan, but also a deep, dark and nefarious scheme, at least according to this guy:
So, there you have it. Imperialist university or paranoid neighbors? I report, you decide.
* I was also a student at Georgetown. My town-gown credibility is pretty low from the town perspective.