CU Boulder is a member of national engaged scholarship organizations that provide an opportunity to network with researchers around the country who are committed to public outreach and community engagement. Note the conference dates and deadlines for 2018–19 listed below.

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is a national coalition of 1,100+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. It focuses on building democracy through civic education and community development. Contact Roudy Hildreth for more information about CU Boulder's involvement. 

Western Region Continuums of Service 2019 conference

March 6–8, 2019 • San Diego

Submit a proposal now for Campus Compact Western Region's 20th Continuums of Service Conference at the University of San Diego's Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice. The theme for this year’s conference is Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being.

The State of Engagement in Higher Education

Nov. 1, 2018 • Denver

The Campus Compact of the Mountain West, the Colorado Leadership Alliance and the University of Denver are co-hosting a 2018 Summit that will focus on higher education's role in improving civic health and equity as well as national trends in higher education engagement, and feature. Register now!

Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC)

Deepening Our Roots: Advancing Community Engagement in Higher Education

Oct. 6–9, 2019 • Denver 

Call for Proposals now open: March 15, 2019 deadline

ESC is a nonprofit educational organization composed of higher education member institutions as well as state-public and private institutions. Its goal is to work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship, and designed to help build community capacity. CU Boulder’s Outreach and Engagement Professionals Network (OEPN) will host ESC’s OEPN pre-conference workshop on campus in Boulder.

To find out more about CU Boulder's involvement, please read this article

Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life

National Conference

October 18–20, 2019 • Albuquerque, New Mexico

This year is Imagining America's 20th national gathering, and will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. IA is a national consortium of more than 100 higher education and community cultural organizations focused on outreach and publicly engaged scholarshipContact Lisa H. Schwartz.