Expanding and Sustaining Partnerships

  • Judith A. Ramaley University of Vermont
Keywords: Higher Education, Community Outreach Partnership Centers


The Community Outreach Partnership Centers (COPC) Program requires adaptations in the university environment. We must examine and reinterpret (1) the roles and responsibilities of faculty; (2) the design of the undergraduate curriculum; (3) the structures of the university that create the capacity and support to sustain different working relationships with the community; and (4) our definitions of success and quality.