Monthly Archives: January 2016
Through Campus Compact’s partnership with the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, we are able to highlight the voice of our member presidents. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement has recently published volume 19(4), December 2015 which features Phoebe Haddon and Nyeema Watson of Rutgers University – Camden. It is found at http://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/index.php/jheoe/index, where full-text articles can be accessed subscription free. CAMPUS COMPACT PRESIDENTIAL ESSAYServing a “City Invincible” With Access and EngagementPhoebe A. Haddon, Nyeema C. Watson pp. 7-14
The full conference program is now available! Learn more about the many exciting opportunities for learning and networking at Campus Compact’s 30th Anniversary Conference this March in Boston. For three days, administrators, faculty, and other higher education leaders will convene for a critical dialogue about past and present efforts to achieve our shared goals and how we can move higher education to more fully embrace its public purposes. Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to join your colleagues across the country – Explore conference details and register today!
The nomination period for Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellows Award, which recognizes community-involved student leaders, is now open! Campus Compact member presidents and chancellors are encouraged to nominate a student for this special recognition. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a tireless advocate for the civic engagement of higher education. You can learn more about the 2015 Newman Civic Fellows here. In the spirit of Dr. Newman’s leadership, we are seeking nominations of undergraduate or graduate students who are proven leaders with both the motivation and ability to make substantial contributions toward public problem solving. They will have also taken action in pursuit of long-term positive social change. Each president and chancellor can nominate one student to become a Newman Civic Fellow who will then represent that institution in a national group of student leaders. Students will receive an award certificate and an invitation to join the Newman Civic Fellows…
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