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View Resource University and Community Research Partnerships: A New Approach

Recently, more and more organizations have become interested in partnerships forged between institutions of higher education and local community-based organizations. Released in late 2003, this 48-page report from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change (spearheaded by Jacqueline Dugery) investigated university-community research partnerships at 19 sites around the United States. Some of these...
View Resource National Campus Compact

Founded in 1985 by the presidents of Brown, Georgetown and Stanford universities, the Campus Compact organization was designed to combat the popular image of college students as being wholly self-absorbed and uninterested in the broad range of social concerns outside the walls of their respective colleges and universities. Today, the organization remains committed to helping a wide variety of...
View Resource Boston College Center for International Higher Education

Under the direction of Philip G. Altbach, the Boston College Center for International Higher Education functions as a clearinghouse of material on the changing nature and form of higher education. Much of the center's focus revolves around creating dialogue and cooperation among academic institutions in the industrialized nations and those in the developing countries of the Third World. From the...