Guest Editorial: Institutional engagement - intentional, innovative and rigorous

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Barbara Holland
Margaret Malone


Around the world, universities are exploring new strategies to improve the quality and impact of their community engagement agenda, thereby strengthening their potential to offer greater value to both institution and the communities with whom they engage, be they local or international. This issue of Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement focusses on institutional-level improvement of engagement structures and impacts, as well as innovative changes in academic culture and partnership strategies. The articles presented here are intended to encourage a growing movement to position higher education institutions around the world as a key resource and partner in efforts to address current global and local challenges.

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Author Biographies

Barbara Holland, University of Nebraska Omaha

Distinguished Professor, University of Nebraska Omaha; Senior Scholar, University of North Carolina Greensboro; Senior Scholar, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Margaret Malone, University of Technology Sydney

Managing Editor, Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement; Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.