Community engagement is a defining attribute of IUPUI and a significant facet of faculty roles, spanning research, creative activity, teaching and service. Public scholarship, sometimes referred to as publicly engaged or community engaged scholarship, refers to a type of scholarly work and creative activity, is distinguished by its purposes, processes and outcomes, including:
- co-production of knowledge between faculty and community stakeholders,
- significant time investment to cultivate relationships with community stakeholders,
- engagement with public(s) at multiple stages across time,
- interdisciplinary work and collaboration, and
- an explicit goal of a public good impact.