Engaged Michigan Article by Danielle Dimcheff

Excerpt: What is the responsibility of a public institution? What does the word “outreach” mean? How can faculty members make initial connections within communities and then nurture productive partnerships? Does an outreach project ever really end?

The Center for Educational Outreach launched its Faculty Forum on Outreach and Engagement on October 25. With the year-long theme of Educational Outreach to Inform, Engage & Inspire: Fulfilling U-M’s social contract with the public, this first conversation focused on faculty work in Detroit.