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Community engagement in higher education: Online information sources
College & Research Libraries News (2017)
  • Anne Marie Gruber, University of Northern Iowa
Abstract
In an age of challenging public discourse and increased pressure for educational accountability, many colleges are renewing their commitments to the public purposes of higher education. In fact, presidents and chancellors at more than 450 institutions signed Campus Compact’s 30th Anniversary Action Statement 1 in 2016, reaffirming their dedication to preparing students for engaged citizenship, to changing social and economic inequalities, and to contributing to their communities as place-based institutions. In practical terms, many campuses are placing increased emphasis on real-world learning experiences for students through opportunities such as service-learning, internships, and community-based research.
Publication Date
November 3, 2017
DOI
10.5860/crln.78.10.563
Citation Information
Anne Marie Gruber. "Community engagement in higher education: Online information sources" College & Research Libraries News Vol. 78 Iss. 10 (2017) p. 563
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/annemarie_gruber/16/