Incorporating Community Engagement in Faculty Reward Policies [conference material]

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Emily Janke, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Handout from a conference presentation given March 26, 2019 at the Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference in Providence, RI. Changing promotion and tenure guidelines to recognize and value community engagement as an aspect of academic work is challenging and complex. One reason is because policies tend to vary significantly across institutions with regard to structure and content. Further, within institutions that have unit- and department-level policies, guidelines may vary due to differences in ways that faculty and/or disciplines understand and value community engagement as legitimate scholarly work. Therefore it is important to examine, critique, and develop processes of incorporating community engagement into tenure and promotion guidelines in order to understand different articulations and interpretations of the meaning, role, and value of community engagement as faculty work.

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Language: English
Date: 2019
promotion and tenure, community engagement, higher education, faculty

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