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Public Engagement

Public Engagement

  • The Office of Public Engagement fosters engagement in a variety of forms across the University community and thereby extends the transformational impact the University has throughout the state and beyond our geographical borders.
  • The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized the University for its ongoing commitment to public engagement and service to the community with the awarding of the elective “Community Engagement” classification.
  • Public Engagement Commission, Office, and Forum
    1. The Provost’s Commission on Public Engagement provides leadership and vision on public engagement, linking the University’s Academic Plan to action;
    2. The Office of Public Engagement provides logistical support; and
    3. The Public Engagement Forum, started in 2003, represents the constituent units of the University, with membership drawn from the faculty, staff, administration, and community partners.
  • LINK: Public Engagement Website