10 Reasons to Join

‘I consider Campus Compact to be one of the most enlightened and farsighted ventures that American colleges and universities have undertaken in recent years. It provides evidence that there are, in the world of higher education, people more than willing to pitch in, people of vision and commitment.’

John Gardner,
Former U.S. Secretary Of Health, Education And Welfare and
Former President of the Carnegie Corporation

  1. Trusted resources for presidents, faculty, students, and community service staff, including books, periodicals, and extensive online resources for connecting campuses and communities.
  2. Successful campus models for community engagement, including thousands of exemplary practices, program models, and sample syllabi.
  3. Funding for campus-based community outreach, with more than $28 million raised in the past decade.
  4. Value and visibility for presidents, including national leadership colloquia, influential public statements, special bulletins, and forums for promoting the public good of higher education. See resources and information for presidents.
  5. Extensive opportunities for faculty to attend institutes and workshops designed to improve community-based teaching, learning, and research. See resources and information for faculty.
  6. Recognition for student leaders, with national and statewide campaigns, training, awards, and numerous avenues for civic and community engagement. See resources and information for students.
  7. Professional development for administrators and staff, including workshops for chief academic officers and community service / service-learning directors. See resources and information for CSDs.
  8. Hands-on technical support through our national office, 35 state affiliates, and five regional consortia.
  9. Advocacy and policy work, including work with national and state policymakers, as well as action alerts and online tools for affecting legislation. See legislation and policy.
  10. A growing national network of more than 1,100 campus presidents and chancellors who are committed to building strong communities and creating informed citizens. See membership.

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