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Through the research and activities of the National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE), UOE provides a greater understanding of how university engagement enhances faculty scholarship and community progress. Activities include: developing measurement and benchmarking criteria for engagement; defining outreach and engagement; investigating policies and practices for weaving engagement into the institutional culture; and studying processes and impacts of university-community collaborations.

A selection of UOE projects and resources is listed here.

Discussion Guide for Departments and Colleges about Community-Engaged Scholarship in Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure

Convening constructive conversations about outreach and engagement in reappointment, promotion, and tenure is challengin

Institutional Consultancy on Community-Engaged Scholarship and University Outreach

Since the early 1990’s, Michigan State University’s emphasis on scholarship-driven community outreach and en

MSU Engaged Scholar Speaker Series, 2005-2015

Organized by MSU’s National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement, and co-sponsored by dozens of ac

MSU Global Engagement Speaker Series

Beginning in 2016, Michigan State University inaugurated a guest lecture series to bring distinguished speakers from all

MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement

Since 2009, the Office of the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement has offered the Graduate Certific

Outreach and Engagement Measurement Instrument (OEMI)

Since 2004, MSU’s National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE) has annually collected dat

Research about Outreach and Engagement in Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure at Michigan State University, 2002-2006

In 2001, Michigan State University significantly revised its faculty reappointment, promotion, and tenure (RPT) review p

Research on Disciplinary Variations in Publicly Engaged Scholarship

Fifteen years after Diamond and Adam’s The Disciplines Speak I and II and the Service Learning in the Disciplines

Study of Publishing Patterns in Interdisciplinary Community Engagement Journals, 1990-2015

Since the early 1990s, the public call for increased community engagement by institutions of higher education has been p

Study of Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Policies of the Member Universities of the Big Ten Academic Alliance

Despite significant efforts to raise the visibility of outreach and engagement on college campuses, faculty members cont

Transformations in Higher Education: The Scholarship of Engagement Book Series

The National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE) partners with the Michigan State University Pr

Typology of Publicly Engaged Scholarship

Despite significant institutional rhetoric about engaged scholarship, scant empirical research has focused on the activi