The Engaged Campus: Toward a Comprehensive Approach to Public Engagement

Andrew Furco

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Abstract

Although civic purposes are implicit in the mission statements of higher education institutions, American colleges and universities have not always embraced public engagement initiatives. This paper explores how the recent emergence of the engaged campus movement has helped move public engagement initiatives from the margins to the mainstream by integrating community engagement into the research, teaching and public service functions of the academy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-390
Number of pages16
JournalBritish Journal of Educational Studies
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

Keywords

  • civic
  • community
  • engaged campus
  • higher education
  • public engagement

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