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Community Engagement and the Research University

Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House Hotel, 1109 White Avenue

~ Parking available ~

  • Coffee and refreshments

  • Presentation by Guest Speaker, Dr. Barbara A. Holland

  • Panel Discussion by successful UT researchers and community partners

  • Free and open to the public – parking available at hotel.

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Barbara A. Holland, Ph.D., holds academic affiliations with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Portland State University and University of Sydney. She is an internationally recognized expert in organizational change in higher education with a special emphasis on the institutionalization and assessment of community engagement and has published and consulted widely on these topics.   She was also on the selection panel that assigned our new Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.

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Did you know?

Community Engagement was a Major Part of UT’s Latest Research Funding Report.

The Office of Research & Engagement (ORE) has released its Quarter 2 Research Report. Several of UT’s “Top 20 Awards (By Dollar Value)” involve community engaged scholarship, including the top award, to Sarah Colby and Wenjun Zhou ($4.9 Million, USDA) For their Get Fruvved proposal.

This report covers proposals, awards, and expenditures for the cumulative period of July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.