The committee is tasked with the following charge from Provost Baker:
1. Oversee the renewal of the Carnegie “Engaged University” classification application due in April 2014.
2. Oversee an audit of current community engagement activity in the University to identify areas of strength and potential.
3. Develop strategies and processes for (1) identifying community-engaged courses across the institution, and (2) data collection for outcomes of those courses for students, faculty, and community partners.
4. Develop mechanisms to research, develop, and recognize best practices in community engagement both internally and externally.
5. Confer with faculty and external partners to develop further internship and practicum possibilities throughout the state.
6. Work with agencies to identify sustainable funding sources.
7. Identify and develop responses for any risk management concerns.