THE Campus: What does it mean to be a civic university?

THE Campus: What does it mean to be a civic university?

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Since the 18th century, universities' civic missions have evolved beyond widening access to higher education to now include public engagement, economic renewal and community outreach.   This week we speak with two experts who are deeply involved in civic activities at their institutions in the UK and in Canada.    Jeremy Read is the CEO of the University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation and UWCRC 2.0 and Carenza Lewis is a professor for the Public Understanding of Research at the University of Lincoln.    To find advice on how to start or improve your universities' civic activities, go to our THE Campus Spotlight: how to be a civic university post-pandemic.
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Since the 18th century, universities' civic missions have evolved beyond widening access to higher education to now include public engagement, economic renewal and community outreach.   This week we speak with two experts who are deeply involved in civic activities at their institutions in the UK and in Canada.    Jeremy Read is the CEO of the University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation and UWCRC 2.0 and Carenza Lewis is a professor for the Public Understanding of Research at the University of Lincoln.    To find advice on how to start or improve your universities' civic activities, go to our THE Campus Spotlight: how to be a civic university post-pandemic.
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