New Book: Engaging Campus and Community

Posted on November 18, 2005

A new book is coming out this fall from the Kettering Foundation Press:

Engaging Campus and Community: The Practice of Public Scholarship in the State and Land-Grant University System

Edited by Scott J. Peters, Nicholas R. Jordan, Margaret Adamek, and Theodore R. Alter

For more information, call 1-800-600-4060 or email

You may also be interested in other Kettering Foundation publications on the public and the academy, described at

Some can be downloaded for free, including the Higher Education Exchange, an annual publication that is described as being “part of a movement to strengthen higher education’s democratic mission and foster a more democratic culture throughout American society. Working in this tradition,the Higher Education Exchange publishes case studies, analyses, news, and ideas about efforts within higher education to develop more democratic societies.” Articles in the 2005 issue include:

Jeremy Cohen – Public Scholarship at Penn State: An Interview
Katy J. Harriger – Public Scholarship and Faculty Role Conflict
Christa Daryl Slaton – The University Role in Civic Engagement: Serving as a Spark to Community-Building
Don Rothman – The Writing Classroom as a Laboratory for Democracy: An Interview
R. Claire Snyder – Women, Social Science, and Public Work During the Progressive Era

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