Since 2017, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has guided the development of Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers on college and university campuses around the country.... Read More
Campus Models and Case Studies
In 1970, after one hundred years as a traditional science and engineering university, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) re-engineered its technological education to a new, student-centered approach focused on project-based learning.
They had a good reason.
“It’s fun for... Read More
The woods west of Greensboro, North Carolina, have been a place of refuge for nearly two hundred years. Nearby Quaker communities would help slaves hiding there and smuggle them out to continue their journey north on the Underground Railroad.
After those same Quakers founded Guilford... Read More
Facing today’s most urgent challenges takes more than disciplinary knowledge. It takes good citizens.
To prepare students for their future roles as leaders, humanitarians, and innovators, academic departments across the country are infusing civic learning into the traditional disciplinary... Read More
On January 19–23, 2018, more than one hundred faculty, staff, and students from the first ten Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers and nineteen visiting institutions attended the inaugural TRHT Institute, a five-day professional development program focused on... Read More
Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world.
“I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.
Global... Read More
There is a moment that Eric Leonard, Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs at Shenandoah University, looks forward to each year.
On town hall night, he watches students leave the auditorium and break into groups to discuss topics that they researched all semester. “I was standing... Read More
For decades, Radford University—a public university in Radford, Virginia—has been proud to engage students through high-impact practices (HIPs).
But in 2010, when the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools asked Radford to develop a quality enhancement... Read More
These days, many universities incorporate community-engaged experiences into their curricula and cocurricula. At Cornell University, working with neighboring communities is not a novel concept; in fact, it’s been a part of the university’s mission since its founding as New York’s land-grant... Read More