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View Resource University-Community Partnerships: Current Practices Volume III

This report just released from HUD's Office of University Partnerships "celebrates the growing number of commitments that colleges and universities are making to their communities to provide better places in which to live, work, and learn." The report is comprised of 599 entries from 342 colleges discussing collaborative programs between institutions of higher education and their communities. The...
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...