Carnegie Community Engagement Elective Classification (2015 cycle) --
- You have the opportunity to leverage the classification process to advance a wide range of institutional and community objectives through critical self-examination and collaborative visioning and planning.
- I will support you in developing and undertaking an application process designed to cultivate deeper, broader, and more integrated community-campus engagement and thereby to nurture transformational institutionalization.
- Applications are due April 15, 2014
- Institutions that have registered to participate in the 2015 cycle will want to begin the process immediately.
Who might I work with?
- Re-applicants and first-time applicants
- From a single campus representative to program staff to multi-stakeholder working groups to multi-campus convenings
How might we work together?
- We can design a customized application process for your campus.
- From discussions by phone to workshops and retreats to year-long collaborations
What might we do together?
- Explore the classification’s underlying conceptualization of institutional change
- Tap your campus’ strengths & address its challenges re: gathering evidence
- Identify institutional goals that community-campus engagement can help to advance
- Critique other institutions’ materials and draft, review, & refine your application
Infrastructure Design & Evaluation --
- Collaborate to produce proposals and visioning documents that make the case for and outline contextualized possibilities for new infrastructure (i.e., Centers) to support community-campus engagement, faculty development, student leadership development, etc.
- Advise on efforts to improve or expand current infrastructure and programming
- Evaluate units and programming and facilitate capacity building for integrated assessment of learning and other outcomes
Re-accreditation (e.g., Quality Enhancement Plans) --
- Collaborate to develop QEPs (learning outcomes, teaching and learning strategies, professional development strategies, connections to General Education and other institutional reform activities)
- Facilitate ongoing professional development across multiple constituents
- Consult with lead campus units throughout the re-accreditation cycle