Mission

The graduate Certificate in Public Scholarship (CPS) at the University of Washington (UW) fosters equitable and reciprocal forms of public engagement, scholarly production, pedagogical practice, and community building.  Through collaborations among graduate students, faculty members, and campus and community partners, we re-envision the ends and means of higher education as a public good; create spaces within the university where publicly-engaged scholarship is valued and critically assessed; diversify professional development opportunities for all participants; and generate forms of culture, knowledge, and expression capable of responding to the practical challenges of the world today.

It is the practice of the CPS Steering Committee to revisit the CPS Mission Statement annually.

Last updated and revised, June 2013.

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