The Campus Compact membership profile reflects the full range of diversity among colleges and universities, including public and private, two-year and four-year, rural and urban, and those classifying themselves as faith-based, women’s, tribal, Hispanic-serving, and historically black colleges and universities, among others.
Benefits of Campus Compact membership:
Consultative and Professional Development Services
- Improve the quality and impact of engaged teaching, learning, service and research.
- Increase the skills and abilities of Community Service/Service-Learning Directors, faculty, students, administrators, and community partners.
Public Communication (Data, Networking, Mass Communication)
- Provide opportunities and venues for campuses to disseminate model programs, exchange ideas, and recognize best practices.
- Disseminate online and print materials such as curricula, media kits, brochures and monthly newsletters to internal and external stakeholders.
- National and local recognition for engaged work through the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award and the Newman Civic Fellows award (national) and Hoch faculty/staff and Ping student awards (Ohio), print and online forums, and media coverage.
- Value and visibility for presidents, including national gatherings, influential public statements, special bulletins, and forums for promoting the public benefit of higher education.
- Trusted resources for presidents, faculty, students, and others, with extensive print and online tools for connecting communities and campuses.
- Successful models for community engagement including thousands of exemplary practices and syllabi across disciplines and institutional types.
- Professional development for administrators and staff, including trainings, webinars, publications, and connection to national network of experts.
- Institutes and workshops designed to help faculty deepen community-based teaching, learning, and research.
- Leadership development for students, with national and statewide campaigns, awards, and resources for increasing the effectiveness of engaged work.
- Advocacy and policy work at the state and national levels, as well as action alerts and online tools for affecting legislation.
- Hands-on guidance from our national office.