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One with the Community: Indicators of Engagement at Minority-Serving Institutions

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Pages: 205
Year: 2005
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Based on the findings of a multi-year research project, this volume profiles successful community engagement practices at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs), and tribal colleges. Engagement levels at these institutions outstrip levels seen elsewhere on nearly every measure; the innovative ways these institutions put engagement into practice offer models for all of higher education. In addition to examining organizational structures, curricular approaches, institutional culture, and partnering strategies that support local communities, the book offers a comprehensive self-assessment tool to help campuses evaluate and deepen their own engagement practices. This book is the second volume produced as part of Campus Compacts Indicators of Engagement Project; the first is The Community's College: Indicators of Engagement at Two-Year Institutions.

By Edward Zlotkowski, Rosalyn Jacobs Jones, Margarita Maria Lenk, Jennifer Meeropol, Sherril B. Gelmon, and Katrina H. Norvell.

What leaders in the field are saying about One with the Community: Indicators of Engagement at Minority-Serving Institutions:

"[This book] both confirms a long track record of reaching out to the community and offers a guide for further action and documentation." Stephen L. Rozman, Director, Center for Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility, Tougaloo College (from the Foreword)

Campus Compact Has Brought Back Three Popular Out-of-Print Titles

When we found that three of our most popular titles were out of print, yet people were still asking for them, we undertook a new project to digitally reprint them. Now they are available here in our Book Store for administrators, faculty, and students alike. Please let us know what other books you would like to have reprinted and we will consider making those available as well. Contact: Emily Wood, Director of Communications, ewood@compact.org


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