The Scholarship of Engagement in a Research University: Faculty Incentives and Disincentives

  • Emilia E. Martinez-Brawley Arizona State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Scholarship of Engagement


Arizana State University is developing an identity as a "metropolitan research university." Focusing on the ASU Downtown Center (DTC) as a core site for expressing the metropolitan mission, a recent study looked at incentives and disincentives for faculty to become involved in the scholarship of engagement through the DTC. The study findings led to recommended strategies to enhance the metropolitan mission at ASU.