UMass Boston

Additional Reading

The following resources have helped to shape UMass Boston's efforts and are excellent resources for advancing the field:

Articles and Reports

Action-oriented research: Strategies for engaged scholarship (November 2005), by S. Small and L. Uttal and in the Journal of Marriage and Family, 67 (4), 936-948.

Beyond Boyer: The UniSCOPE Model of scholarship for the 21st Century (2001-02), by Hyman et al., in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 7 (1&2), 41-65.

Creation of UniSCOPE: A model for rewarding all forms of scholarship (2003), by E. A. Gurgevich, D. Hyman, and T. R. Alter, in Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 7 (2), 1-7.

Defining factors of successful university-community collaborations: An exploration of one healthy marriage project (February 2009), by E. L. Carlton et al. and in Family Relations, 58, 28-40.

Engaged scholarship: Reflections and research on the pedagogy of social change (October 2009), by T. Hicks Peterson and in Teaching in Higher Education, 14 (5), 541-552.

Establishing university–community partnerships: Processes and benefits (March 2007), by N. Buys and S. Bursnall, in the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 29 (1), 73–86.

From rhetoric to reality: A typology of publically engaged scholarship (2010), by D. M. Doberneck, C. R. Glass, and J. Schweitzer, in Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 14 (4), 5-35.

A model for creating engaged land-grant universities: Penn State’s Engagement Ladder Model (2007), by K. R. Aronson and N. Webster and in Innovative Higher Education, 31, 265-277.

New times demand new scholarship: Opportunities and challenges for civic engagement at research universities (2008), by T. K. Stanton and in Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, Vol 3(1) 19–42.

New times demand new scholarship: Research universities and civic engagement – a leadership agenda (2006), by C. M. Gibbons.

A public university as city planner and developer: Experience in the ‘‘Capital of Good Planning’’ (February 2006), by G. Bunnell and C. T. Lawson in Planning, Practice, & Research, 21 (1), 25-43.

Scholarly outreach and engagement reported by successfully tenured faculty at Michigan State University, 2002-2006 (September 2009), by D. M. Doberneck, C. R. Glass, and J. H. Schweitzer.

Scholarship in action: Applied research and community change (2006), by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of University Partnerships.

Seven ways of teaching and learning: University-community partnerships at baccalaureate institutions (2004), by S. R. Timmermans and J. P. Bouman, in Journal of Community Practice, 12 (3/4), 89-101.

Striving for Equity: Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Through a Community Practitioner and Faculty Co-Teaching Model (2020), by C. K. Orellana and A. Chaitanya, in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 24(2), 85-106.

Town and gown in America: Some historical and institutional issues of the engaged university (2001), by L. Mayfield and in Education for Health, 14 (2), 231-240.

Town–gown relationships: Exploring university–community engagement from the perspective of community members (2006), by S. D. Bruning, S. McGrew, and M. Cooper, in Public Relations Review 32, 125–130.


Global Universities and Urban Development: Case studies and analysis (2008) by W. Wiewel and D. Perry

Partnerships for Smart Growth: university-community collaboration for better public places (2005) by W. Wiewel and G. Knaap

Promise and Betrayal: Universities and the battle for sustainable urban neighborhoods (2005) by J. I. Gilderbloom and R. L. Mullins

The Promise of Partnerships: Tapping into the college as a community asset (2005) by J. Scheibel, E. M. Bowley, and S. Jones

Student Success in College: Creating conditions that matter (2010) by G. D. Kuh, J. Kinzie, J. H. Schuh, E. J. Whitt

University-Community Partnerships: Universities in civic engagement (2004) by T. Soska and A. K. Johnson Butterfield

The University as Urban Developer (2005) by D. Perry and W. Wiewel