Lissa Schwander Named Campus Compact Intercultural Development Fellow for 2023-2024

Central Michigan University Associate Professor and Field Director for the Social Work Program will support community engagement professionals' intercultural development

lissa schwander headshotCampus Compact today announced that Lissa Schwander, Associate Professor and Field Director for the Social Work Program at Central Michigan University, will serve as the Intercultural Development Fellow for the 2023-2024 academic year.

As the Intercultural Development Fellow, Lissa will work with community engagement professionals to create a better understanding of how practitioners engage intercultural development. Additionally, the fellow will work alongside Compact leadership to develop a strategic plan to incorporate an intercultural development as both an internal function of the Compact and part of strategic offerings to the network.

Lissa will be one of the new and returning fellows who make up the 2023-2024 cohort of Campus Compact fellows, a group of experienced practitioners, scholars, and field leaders who will advance Campus Compact’s work in key areas, including community colleges, dialogue and deliberation, student-led engagement, rural serving institutions, anti-racist community engagement, federal policy, intercultural development, field-level research and recognition, and executive leadership.