Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a national coalition of nearly 1,100 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. We are a network comprising a national office and state and regional Compacts throughout the country. As the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement, Campus Compact enables campuses to develop students’ citizenship skills and forge effective community partnerships. Our resources support faculty and staff as they pursue community-based teaching and scholarship in the service of positive change.
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The Community Engagement Professional in Higher Education Lina D. Dostilio
“Dostilio and her colleagues have incorporated an innovative empirical approach in charting the evolving role and responsibilities of CEPS. A practice scholar community of just over a dozen professionals spent nearly a year in conversation to review the literature and share their own perspectives on
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- Marshall Welch
Partnerships That Work Charlene J. Gray, James M. Heffernan, Michael H. Norton
“A convincing case for the power of cross-institutional partnerships. This underscores the continuing influence of Campus Compact, the organization that has largely catalyzed and led the service-learning movement in higher education.”

- Ira Harkavy, Founding Director and Associate Vice President, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania