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How to Avoid Stumbling While “Walking the Talk”: Supporting the Promise of Authentic Partnerships

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Terri L. Shelton, Vice Chancellor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: This article discusses challenges faced by research centers engaging in community partnerships, as well as potential solutions. While many challenges in community-campus partnerships involve the engagement of community and the characteristics of the partnership, some university structures and policies can impede the collaboration even given a strong partnership. The lessons shared highlight potential pitfalls that need to be addressed as well as possible solutions that can support the campus in developing authentic collaboration.

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Publication
Journal of Higher Education and Outreach Engagement, 11(2), 139-153
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
research centers, challenges, community partnerships, campus partnerships, university, solutions