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Civic Engagement

Definition: The engagement of faculty, staff, and students to embrace the values, institutional pride, traditions, and history of IUP and provide service to the university and community.

A. Develop and Expand Civic Engagement Opportunities for Students, Faculty, and Staff


  1. Implement service learning programs and develop volunteer opportunities
  2. Provide incentives and recognition to students, faculty, and staff to encourage service
  3. Provide citizenship and community leadership experiences for students

B. Develop Strong Partnerships with the Local, National, and Global Communities


  1. Create opportunities for both the university and community to partner
  2. Develop stronger partnerships in the community with businesses and community leaders
  3. Identify and make available university based expertise to the county/region

C. Provide a Culture that Celebrates Differences and Values Diversity


  1. Provide a wide variety of enriching experiences for students, faculty, and staff
  • President’s Office
  • Sutton Hall, Room 201
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2200
  • Fax: 724-357-3060
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.