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Winter 1998


Community engagement in higher education


The Community Outreach Partnership Centers (COPC) Program requires adaptations in the university environment. We must examine and reinterpret (1) the roles and responsibilities of faculty;(2) the design of the undergraduate curriculum; (3) the structures of the university that create the capacity and support to sustain different working relationships with the community; and (4) our definitions of success and quality.


Copyright 1998 by Towson State University. Archived with permissions.

*At the time of publication Judith A. Ramaley was affiliated with the University of Vermont

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