"To Serve a Larger Purpose"

Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

Edited by John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley
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PB: $32.95
EAN: 978-1-4399-0507-4
Publication: Jan 12

HC: $76.50
EAN: 978-1-4399-0506-7
Publication: Jun 11

Ebook: $32.95
EAN: 978-1-4399-0508-1
Publication: Jun 11

326 pages
6 x 9

How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission

Table of Contents

Preface • David Mathews Introduction “To Serve a Larger Purpose” • John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley 1 Democratic Engagement • John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley 2 Idealism and Compromise and the Civic Engagement Movement • Matthew Hartley 3 Democratic Transformation through University-Assisted Community Schools • Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett 4 Civic Professionalism • Harry C. Boyte and Eric Fretz 5 Collective Leadership for Engagement: Reclaiming the Public Purpose of Higher Education • William M. Plater 6 Chief Academic Officers and Community-Engaged Faculty Work • John Woodrow Presley 7 Deliberative Democracy and Higher Education: Higher Education’s Democratic Mission • Nancy Thomas and Peter Levine 8 Faculty Civic Engagement: New Training, Assumptions, and Markets Needed for the Engaged American Scholar • KerryAnn O’Meara 9 Putting Students at the Center of Civic Engagement • Rick M. Battistoni and Nicholas V. Longo 10 Civic Engagement on the Ropes? • Edward Zlotkowski 11 Remapping Education for Social Responsibility: Civic, Global, and U.S. Diversity • Caryn McTighe Musil 12 Sustained City-Campus Engagement: Developing an Epistemology for Our Time • Lorlene Hoyt 13 Conclusion: Creating the Democratically Engaged University—Possibilities for Constructive Action • Matthew Hartley and John Saltmarsh Contributors Index

About the Author(s)

John Saltmarsh is Director of the New England Resource Center for Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston and is on the faculty of the Higher Education Administration Doctoral Program in the Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development.

Matthew Hartley is Associate Professor and Chair of Higher Education Division at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.