7. Program Alignment and Integration

Ensure the full integration of public engagement activities into the  University’s key institutional policies, priorities, and programs.  
  1. Strengthen linkages between key University teaching and research initiatives and overarching public engagement goals;
  2. Support other University units in enhancing their capacity to incorporate engagement into their existing work; 
  3. Conduct a study of other universities and their approaches to infusing engagement into key research and teaching objectives; 
  4. Conduct University-based and community-based focus groups that explore issues and concerns for incorporating engagement in key University initiatives.