News and Opportunities From the Field

Program and Event Opportunities

Open Call For Manuscripts

Metropolitan Universities Journal disseminates scholarship and research relevant to urban and metropolitan universities. Articles amplify the mission of CUMU by reinforcing the value of place-based institutions and illuminating our collective work of supporting the changing needs of our students, institutions, and cities. The journal accepts manuscripts on an ongoing basis.

      • "The pedagogy of place-based initiatives and anchor institutions" Submission deadline August 1, 2022
      • "Developing and sustaining institutional support for community-engaged research" Submission deadline September 15, 2022

IU Rural Conference

The IU Rural Conference hosted by the IU Center for Rural Engagement will take place on May 12-13, 2022 at French Lick Resort Event Center.  Learn more here.

2022 Assessment Institute

Hosted by IUPUI, the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the oldest and largest U.S. higher education event focused on assessment and improvement. They will resume their in-person event on October 9-11, 2022, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Hotel. The 2022 Call for Proposals is open, with a priority deadline of Friday, February 25, 2022, for proposal submissions.

Public Health AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, has launched Public Health AmeriCorps, a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs. Learn more here.

Resources From the Field

Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education

The JCEHE, published by Indiana State University, has just released its latest issue,  Vol 13, No 3 (2021). The Journal is an online, open access, refereed journal concerned with exploring community engagement and community-based learning perspective, research, and practice.

Higher Education Reparations Engagement (H.E.R.E)

H.E.R.E. is a resource and networking hub for campuses and local communities that are examining their histories, responsibilities, and commitments to restorative justice and repair for the historic and current injustices of slavery and colonialism. Resources are curated for use by campuses and community organizations for addressing the acknowledgment, healings, and ending of systemic racial injustices at the institutional, local, and national levels.

Civic Holidays  

Find election engagement resources and register your activities on the Civic Holidays website. Don’t forget, National Voter Education Week is October 4 – 8, 2022.

Job Opportunities

For more job resources, check out Inside Higher Ed or The Chronicle of Higher Education.