This program, developed by a national advisory group in 2008, and
endorsed by AASCU, CUMU, and APLU, has received awards for its
innovation and quality. The Engagement Academy for University Leaders is
designed for executive that have the ability to influence or participate
in planning activities that develop strategic engagement operations and
This unique executive development program is designed for leaders
responsible for developing institutional capacity for community
engagement. Participants will develop institutional plans for engagement
and will return to their campuses with the ability to advance their plan
as well as effectively link community engagement to the teaching,
research, and service missions of the institution.
Each year, university leaders from around the world attend the Academy.
Some institutions send individuals and teams each year to expand the
network of leaders on campus in order to continue to enhance and develop
their plans for institutionalizing the principles and practices of