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The CCEL task force is responsible for presenting documentation of institutionalized practices, curricular engagement, outreach, and partnerships with the community, as part of the renewal application process.
Educational institutions voluntarily apply for the Carnegie Foundation community engagement classification. The purpose of community engagement is the partnership of college and university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, and creative activity; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; prepare educated, engaged citizens; strengthen democratic values and civic responsibility; address critical societal issues; and contribute to the public good.
Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice faculty, is a member of the CCEL task force.