WSU is seeking community engagement classification for higher education from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
No institutions in Washington hold this classification.
“As the land-grant university in the state, with a presence and community partnerships in all 39 counties, WSU is well positioned to be one of the first,” said John Gardner, vice president for economic development and extension.
The deadline for submission of a self-assessment is Sept. 1, with decisions to be announced in December. This is the second time the Carnegie foundation has solicited applications for the classification; the first time was in 2006, … » More …