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Auburn selected for prestigious Carnegie recognition for community engagement

AUBURN – Auburn University has been selected for the 2010 “Community Engagement Classification” by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, recognizing Auburn’s commitment to community partnership and public service through its mission of outreach. The classification is the most significant recognition in higher education for a university’s total outreach body of work in the community.

“We’re honored to receive this national recognition for our faculty and student engagement,” said Jay Gogue, president of Auburn University. “Outreach is a defining aspect of our land-grant heritage, and this classification reflects Auburn’s significant commitment to serving the public in Alabama and beyond.”

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