EVENT: The Socially Responsible University, May 16, 3:30 pm


On May 16, just after the Community Based Research and Water event, Crystal Tremblay , Budd Hall, Vanessa Andreotti and Mark Edwards are hosting

The Socially Responsible University

How can the 21st century university best contribute to the public good, and make a meaningful impact in addressing global challenges? What relationships should the university strive to build, and what values should it uphold? Featuring academic leaders in social responsibility, this panel (followed by a facilitated discussion) explores the academy’s ongoing transformation towards social engagement and commitment

Date & Time: 16 May 2016; 3:30-5:00pm
Location: Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
Co-Sponsors: UBC Community Partnership and UBC Public Scholars Initiative
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Dr. Budd Hall
Professor of Community Development in the School of Public Administration (University of Victoria); UNESCO Co-Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education.

Dr. Crystal Tremblay
Research Associate, Office of Community University Engagement (University of Victoria); Research Director for the UNESCO Chair in Community-based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

Dr. Vanessa Andreotti
Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies (UBC); Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change

Dr. Mark Edwards (facilitator)
Assistant Dean, Community Engagement & Professional Development, Faculty of Education (UBC)

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