Campus Models and Case Studies

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has a long and successful history of using high-impact practices (HIPs) to engage students inside and outside the classroom.

National research and IUPUI’... Read More

On January 19–23, 2018, more than 100 faculty, staff, and students from the first 10 Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers and 19 visiting institutions attended the inaugural TRHT Institute, a five-day professional development program focused on preparing TRHT Campus... Read More

Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world.

“I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.

Global... Read More

There is a moment that Eric Leonard, Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs at Shenandoah University, looks forward to each year.

On town hall night, he watches students leave the auditorium and break into groups to discuss topics that they researched all semester. “I was standing... Read More

For decades, Radford University—a public university in Radford, Virginia—has been proud to engage students through high-impact practices (HIPs).

But in 2010, when the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools asked Radford to develop a quality enhancement... Read More


These days, many universities incorporate community-engaged experiences into their curricula and cocurricula. At Cornell University, working with neighboring communities is not a novel concept; in fact, it’s been a part of the university’s mission since its founding as New York’s land-grant... Read More

Susquehanna University
Campus model June/July 2016

This month’s feature was written by Scott Manning, dean of global programs at Susquehanna University. It originally appeared in the spring 2016 issue of Diversity & Democracy,... Read More

Spelman College, St. Catherine University, Simmons College

When Sweet Briar College announced its plans to close in March 2015, some pundits pronounced the event a long-awaited inevitability. “By many measures, today's women are flourishing in higher education and do not need a protected environment to develop their intellectual potential,” Diane... Read More

Diversity & Democracy Campus Model

With the national conversation about college emphasizing timely degree completion and readiness for employment, how can community college educators prepare our students to tackle the big questions they currently experience and will further confront in the complex, changing environment of our... Read More

University of North Carolina system

In each of the last four years, the University of North Carolina (UNC) system office has hosted an annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, at which teams of students from each of the system’s seventeen campuses present their ideas for new ventures to address pressing social issues, both local... Read More