Who Benefits?

Collaboratory provides multiple stakeholders
with community engagement and public service data and stories

Institutional Research, Accreditation, & Assessment

  • Create a sustained, systematic process for reporting community engagement data that support institutional mission

  • Contribute quality data to inform strategic decision-making and respond to requests for internal and external reports

  • Discover the units, faculty, and staff facilitating community engagement and the community members and organizations involved

Advancement & Development

  • Use data to match internal initiatives with interests of donors
  • Reinforce key institutional messages by leveraging data for strategic communication
  • Use reliable, current data to respond to external stakeholders and showcase an institution’s impact

Faculty & Staff

  • Easily share details of their community engagement and public service activities
  • Highlight scholarly artifacts of community-engaged teaching and research
  • Showcase expertise, background, and community-based interests
  • Share research and services with potential funders, donors, and partners
  • Find out who else on campus is facilitating community engagement work

Communications & Marketing

  • Use reliable, current data to respond to external stakeholders, showcase an institution’s impact, and reinforce key institutional messages.
  • Build awareness of, and affinity and support for, an institution’s connections, and work across communities.
  • Discover the units, faculty, and staff facilitating community engagement and the community members and organizations involved.

Presidents & Provosts

  • Promote your institution’s profile as an engaged institution
  • Develop and deliver key strategic messages that reinforce institutional priorities
  • Build an environment that contributes to the success of students and faculty
  • Create and maintain rigorous and innovative academic programs that attract strong students and faculty

Community Members

  • Find higher education faculty and staff, experienced in specific disciplines and impact areas
  • Be identified with the institution for collaborative projects, sharing related data with your funders, board and clients
  • Contribute to conversations that develop community-campus partnerships

Alumni Relations

  • Connect your alumni with institutional initiatives directly related to their interests
  • Demonstrate the growing value of the institution and its alignment with alumni goals, values, and interests
  • Encourage your alumni to invest in the institution