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Framing Community Engagement for Tenure & Promotion
At this virtual session co-sponsored by the Ginsberg Center & NCID, Katie Richards-Schuster, associate professor in the School of Social Work and director of undergraduate minor programs, and Anya Sirota, associate professor of architecture and associate dean for academic initiatives, shared their insights and experiences with packaging and framing their community engagement work in tenure and promotion materials.
Materials from the event: Video recording, Presentation Slides (with Linked Resources) and Transcription Notes
Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities Resources
Insights and resources for academic leadership, institutional officers, and faculty on tenure and promotion with a specific focus on the the arts, interdisciplinarity, and community engagement. The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (A2RU) undertakes original research about tenure and promotion policies and practices to help foster inclusivity in arts research.
Online database of peer-reviewed products of community-engaged scholarship that are in forms other than journal articles. CES4Health widely disseminates high-quality products that can improve the health of communities and "count" in the faculty promotion and tenure process.
Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit
Assists graduate students and faculty to carefully document their CES and produce strong portfolios for promotion and tenure.
A few related articles
Ellison, J., & Eatman, T. K. (2008). Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University. Syracuse, NY: Imagining America.
Franz, N. K. (2011). Tips for Constructing a Promotion and Tenure Dossier that Documents Engaged Scholarship Endeavors. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 15(3), 15–30.
Nilson, M., & Goemans, M. (2020). Engaged Scholarship in Tenure and Promotion: Autoethnographic Insights from the Fault Lines of a Shifting Landscape. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 26(1), 239–264.