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Mission of OFE
Faculty discussing poster at 2016 Symposium

The Office of Faculty Engagement provides campus-wide support, advocacy, and leadership in the promotion of outreach and community engagement at Auburn University. Outreach is an important expression and application of faculty disciplinary expertise, transformative collaboration, and scholarship. Engagement promotes university and community collaboration characterized by qualities of reciprocity and mutuality. By engaging in outreach, faculty improve life quality in Alabama and beyond. Additionally, they also gain valuable experience and insights that can inform instruction, research and service.

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The 2018-19 Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant Recipients were recognized at the Outreach and Engaged Scholars Luncheon held on April 23, 2018. Read more about the grant recipients and their projects.

Outreach Guest Editors for Special Journal Issue
Photographs of Ralph Foster, left, and Chippewa Thomas, right.

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) has named Auburn’s Chippewa Thomas (pictured left) and Ralph Foster (pictured right) as guest editors for a September 2018 special edition titled "This is Engagement: Best Practices in Community Engaged Scholarship."

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Last Updated: February 7, 2019