University of Louisville
2323 S. Brook St.
Louisville, KY 40208
Addressing the needs and interests of our diverse communities locally, statewide, nationally and internationally.
The Office of Community Engagement is UofL’s central administrative office with a mission to facilitate the use of university knowledge and resources to support partnerships advancing the mutual needs of the community and the university. The office promotes transformative experiences for faculty, staff, and students through engaged scholarship, outreach, and service to address community issues locally, regionally, and around the world.
Dr. Craddock serves as the Vice President of Community Engagement, building and expanding linkages for the university across multiple efforts within the Office of Community Engagement. He oversees UofL’s Signature Partnership, the university’s initiative to enhance the quality of life and economic opportunity for residents of west Louisville. By partnering with city and state governments, schools and other organizations, UofL coordinates and enhances existing programs and launches new ones to eliminate disparities that residents experience in social, education, health and economic development areas. Dr. Craddock will oversee programs including Cards Come Together, the university’s week of service; the university’s TRIO, Upward Bound and Talent Search programs, which are federally funded efforts that identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds; the student philanthropy program; and UofL’s Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium.
Darrell Griffith serves as Assistant Director of Community Engagement
Dr. Henry R. Cunningham is Director of Community Engagement at the University of Louisville where he co-founded and co-directed the University’s International Service Learning Program. He has extensive background in international and community development, having conducted developmental work in several countries. He was assigned to the United Nations where he worked with international leaders focusing on sustainable development in developing countries. Dr. Cunningham currently teaches a community-based learning course, enabling students to engage with the immigrant community. He has published articles and book chapters on community engagement. He co-edited a book on partnership and collaboration which was published in 2020.
Ivory Rollins serves as Program Director with the Office of Community Engagement