Community Engagement

Addressing the needs and interests of our diverse communities locally, statewide, nationally and internationally.


Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement

Through the efforts of our faculty, staff and students, we have earned recognition as a “Research 1” university and a “Community Engaged” university by the Carnegie Foundation. Of more than 4,000 universities in the cou ntry, UofL is one of only 84 that can claim both distinctions.

2026 Reclassification Framework & Process Timeline

2026 Reclassification Workgroup

2026 Reclassification Workgroup Microsoft Teams site - The workgroup's mission is to uphold and enhance the University's commitment to community engagement and outreach. Through rigorous research, analysis, and strategic planning, we aim to ensure that our institution continues to meet the highest standards set by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in this critical area.

2015 Overview

University of Louisville Carnegie Workgroup (PDF)

2015 Application

Carnegie Notification Letter (PDF)

Carnegie Executive Summary (PDF)

Carnegie Application 2015 (PDF)

15 Exemplary Partnerships Grid (PDF)

2008 Overview

University of Louisville Carnegie Workgroup (Word document)

Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement (Powerpoint presentation) Engagement Academy for University Leaders, June 13, 2008


2008 Application

Carnegie Executive Summary (Word document)

Carnegie Application 2008 (Word document)

Community Engagement Partnership Grid 2008 (Excel document)

Community Service Awards (Word document)

Community Partners (Word document)

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