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Engaging-U: October 12, 2009

Professional Development

Metropolitan Universities Journal, issue 20.2 August
2009, features 9 articles from the Community-Engaged Scholarship for
Health Collaborative, an initiative of Community-Campus Partnerships for
Health (CCPH) supported by a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of
Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) in the US Department of Education. The
Collaborative focused on building capacity for community-engaged scholarship in
higher educational institutions, with an explicit focus on the faculty
promotion and tenure system. Two articles are attached as PDF documents.

CCPH's 11th Conference, "Creating the Future We Want to Be:
Transformation through Partnerships,"
May 12-15, 2010 in Portland, Oregon!
Proposals are due October 16, 2009 - visit www.ccph.info for details

The Ethics and Politics of Research with Immigrant Populations
President's Interdisciplinary Conference 2010, June 4-5, 2009
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

This interdisciplinary conference addresses the question: What are the epistemological and ethical considerations in research with immigrant populations? The purpose of this conference is to engage university and community colleagues and students from a variety of disciplines and interests in consideration of this and other questions about ethics and epistemology in their research practices.

We invite presenters and participants to engage in reflection and discussion that focuses attention on the possibilities and problematics of research with immigrant youth, adults and community members. For more information, please visit

American Association of Blacks in Higher Education
2010 National Conference on Blacks in Higher Education
Buckhead Hotel Atlanta, March 25-27, 2010

Conference Theme: Educational Collaborations and Networks: Bridges to Learning and Leading. PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 30, 2009.

For information, please visit, http://www.blacksinhighered.org/