Published In

Metropolitan Universities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Keywords

Community engagement in higher education, Universities and colleges -- United States

Abstract

Our nation's colleges and universities are being asked to play demanding roles in creating the capacity for active and engaged collaboration and collective action to address complex challenges that are shaping the world we live in. An essential ingredient of any effort to build healthy communities for any purpose, including education, is the cultivation of equity and inclusion. In this article, we discuss what these terms mean in practice and how to draw upon the talents and experiences of all the members of a diverse community in order to understand and address the pressing social, cultural, economic, and environmental challenges we face in our communities and around the globe.

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Copyright 2014 by Towson State University. Archived with permissions.

Originally published in Metropolitan Universities and can be found online at: https://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/muj/article/view/20578

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16739

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