Faculty for the Engaged Campus: Advancing Community Engaged Careers in the Academy

In response to faculty concerns about institutional barriers to engaged scholarship, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) launched national initiatives with two core strategies: support community engaged faculty members up for promotion and tenure in structures unlikely to benefit them and work for long-term system change. This article describes the challenges that exist for engaged scholarship and discusses both the lessons learned from the national initiatives and observations for the future of community-engaged scholarship.

Seifer, S.D., Blanchard, L.W., Jordan, C., Gelmon, S., & McGinley, P. (2012). Faculty for the engaged campus: Advancing community engaged careers in the academy. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 16(1), 5-19. Full Text.

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