Carle estimates there are about two or three dozen UBRCs open, including at Notre Dame, Penn State, Cornell, Stanford, University of Alabama, Duke, University of Florida, Furman University, University of Michigan, and The University of Virginia.
UBRCs are also attractive to retiring tenured professors who have known no other life outside the confines of an academic setting.
This could, in turn, include an administrator, such as a "Dean of Residents," to both monitor and manage UBRC program content and quality.
All five of these UBRC criteria are designed with a single purpose in mind: to provide retirees assurance of receiving the active and intellectually stimulating quality of life they desire from a university retirement community.
He developed the UBRC criteria and acronym to address broad disparities among current models of university retirement communities.