Workshop on Community-Engaged Scholarship and Promotion & Tenure

When Apr 09, 2021
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Microsoft Teams
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Workshop Description

Community engagement as a method for teaching and conducting research can produce published professional articles (research and non-research), books, and book chapters as acceptable products that support tenure and promotion that traditionally are embraced by academia. This session will discuss a variety of approaches by which both traditional and non-traditional products from engaged work can be crafted to support promotion and tenure. It will also explore how the various aspects of community-engaged work may be documented for promotion and tenure purposes.

As a result of attending this session you will be able to:

  1. Compare traditional scholarship with community-engaged scholarship
  2. Identify the kind of activities that may be documented for promotion and tenure purposes
  3. Identify characteristics of activities and products to meet the requirements for promotion and tenure

Presenter Bios:

Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean, Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Inclusion, U of L School of Nursing; Director, Community Outreach, U of L Health Sciences Center Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Director Community Engagement Core, P30 Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences (School of Medicine). She has numerous publications and presentations focused on engaged research, teaching and, partnerships. Dr. Hines-Martin is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a recipient of the U of L Distinguished Faculty Award for Service to the Community and the Commonwealth in 2016.

Henry R. Cunningham, Ph.D., is Director of Community Engagement, UofL Office of the Vice President for Community Engagement. He oversees policy and protocol development, assessment and data analysis, and professional development on engaged scholarship, among others. Dr. Cunningham incorporates community-based learning in his courses. He has numerous presentations and publications on community engagement. His most recent book, Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life (Hines-Martin, Cox, & Cunningham) was released in 2020. He co-founded and co-directed UofL’s International Service Learning Program, which won two national awards as the best program in international education and learning. Dr. Cunningham also served at the United Nations where he worked on educational issues for sustainable development in developing countries.