This working paper examines ways in which higher education serves the larger public good, focusing on how colleges and universities assess and account for their service to society. It discusses how and why higher education’s civic contributions are not adequately accounted for in the public policy dialogue. It also presents strategies for building assessment and accountability capacities for the civic roles of higher education.
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Contributing to the Civic Good: Assessing and Accounting for the Civic Contributions of Higher Education
Published: July 1999