Engagement Definitions

University-wide criteria defines engaged activities for the purposes of data identification and collection in addition to providing a means to evaluate faculty effort, student civic involvement and overall community impact.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching – Community Engagement Classification defines authentic engagement by the following statement:

Community engagement describes collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.”

Engagement activities at FAU are further defined and classified as shown in Community Engagement Data Definitions and Levels of Engagement .  

 Last Modified 11/9/16