ERIC Number: EJ878196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
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Community Engagement and Strategic Planning: Making the Commitment Real
Zimpher, Nancy L.
Metropolitan Universities, v17 n3 p8-22 2006
Embedding community engagement into the fabric of the university requires a well articulated strategic vision. This article shares lessons learned by the president of a comprehensive research university, focusing primarily on two case studies, both urban institutions. The article discusses two strategic planning processes-one at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the other at the University of Cincinnati.
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Research Universities, School Community Relationship, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions, Change Strategies, Organizational Change
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 815 West Michigan Street UC 3140E, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5164. Tel: 317-274-5036; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://muj.uc.iupui.edu/index.htm
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio; Wisconsin