Engaged with Carnegie: Effects of Carnegie Classification Recognition on CUMU Universities

  • Deborah Elwell Arfken deborah-arfken@utc.edu
Keywords: Higher Education, Carnegie Classification


This paper provides the results of a survey sent to all thirty-two CUMU institutions that have received the Carnegie recognition and specifically examines a) reasons for applying for the elective classification; b) level of pride instilled in campuses; and c) level of impact on institutional identity and culture, institutional commitment, curricular engagement, and outreach and partnerships.