Task Forces

The list below reflects work of task forces charged by the Office for Public Engagement that have helped shaped public engagement at the University of Minnesota.

Accounting and Assessment: explores the development and implementation of protocols and procedures that can systematically account for the number of public engagement project activities, levels of participation, and overall impacts of activities on students, faculty, staff, the community, and the institution.

Faculty Scholarship, Development, and Rewards: articulates a set of institutional policies and practices that enhance faculty members’ capacity to participate in engagement initiatives and supports their engaged research and teaching.

Graduate Student Community Engaged Scholarship: explores options for graduate students to do community-engaged scholarship.

Public Engagement Metrics: established University-wide metrics priorities for community-engaged initiatives. 

Task Force on Civic Engagement: examined the possibilities for renewing the public service and land grant mission of the University of Minnesota.

Twin Cities Public Engagement Action Planning Work Group: recalibration of the Twin Cities campus' public engagement agenda.