Department chairs and search committees play critical roles in recruiting community-engaged scholars to higher education institutions. This report summarizes some of the benefits of hiring community-engaged scholars across disciplines. The report also provides concrete strategies departments can use to both plan and execute a faculty search process that results in the hiring of a community-engaged scholar who brings the skills and experiences needed to succeed in the position and thrive in both the university and community.
Pelco, L.E., Miller, D., & Lookingbill, T. (2022). Valuing community engagement throughout the faculty recruitment process. Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA.