• Civic Professionalism: A Pathway to Practical Wisdom for the Liberal Arts

    By Imagining America

    June 30, 2016

    White Paper prepared for Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life on behalf of the Engaged Undergraduate Education Research Group with support from the Teagle Foundation’s “Faculty Work and Student Learning in the 21st Century” initiative.

  • Full Participation: Building the Architecture for Diversity and Community Engagement in Higher Education

    By Imagining America

    June 30, 2011

    This catalyst paper offers a conceptual framework for connecting a set of conversations about change in higher education that often proceed separately but need to be brought together to gain traction within both the institutional and national policy arenas.

  • Imagining America – Engaged Scholarship for the Arts, Humanities, and Design

    By Imagining America

    February 28, 2010

    In 2001, a group of University of Michigan undergraduates spent much of an icy winter well away from the comforts of their Ann Arbor campus. Instead, they were conducting research in senior centers and community centers around the Michigan Central Railroad Station, a key transit point for the Great Migration.

  • Design in the Public Interest – The Dilemma of Professionalism

    By Imagining America

    September 30, 2009

    Imagining America‘s 2008 Curriculum Project comprehensively documents the current state of engaged scholarship in the arts and proposes guidelines that embody the key values and principles derived from the breadth of the study.

  • Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University; A Resource on Promotion and Tenure in the Arts, Humanities, and Design

    By Imagining America

    May 15, 2008

    The Imagining America Tenure Team Initiative (TTI) was inspired by faculty members who want to do public scholarship and live to tell the tale.

  • Culture and Community Development in Higher Education: The Curriculum Project Report

    By Imagining America

    April 30, 2008

    Whitepaper coming soon…