What is Engagement?
National Campus Compact has defined The Engaged Campus as "one that is consciously committed to reinvigorating the democratic spirit and community engagement in all aspects of its campus life: students, faculty, staff and the institution itself." Vermont Campus Compact believes that higher education institutions engage with their communities on a variety of levels, and that each campus will choose the combination of activities that best aligns their priorities with those of their local and regional partners. A number of practices fall under this "engagement umbrella" and we try to support as many of them as possible. These practices include: