Number of Programs: 4
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446 W. Circle Drive, Room 88, East Lansing, Michigan, 48824
The Center for Economic Analysis provides timely, high quality research, data, and analysis that contributes to the overall awareness of how the agricultural, natural resource, and related sectors and other community economic development activities contribute to the state economy. The CEA provides a number of services, including:
- Economic Forecasts
- Economic Policy Analyses
- Demographic Profiles
- Impact Assessments
- Market Assessments
- Tax Policy Impacts
- Tourism Impacts
- Needs and Poverty Assessments
Kellogg Center, Garden Level, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
CERC acts as a hub for program evaluation activity across Michigan State University and provides training in evaluation and community-based participatory research, and conducts formative (planning) and summative (outcome) evaluations. Across local, state, and national arenas, CERC partners with nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government, health organizations, foundations, and other universities.
236 Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
The Education Policy Center in MSU's College of Education provides timely, credible, and non-partisan policy research and analysis to key audiences in Michigan's education policy system. The center gives priority to activities that support and inform policy debate and development in the Legislature and the Michigan Department of Education. It supports activities that foster informed discussion and understanding of educational issues for broader audiences, including Michigan businesses, professional educators, and local school boards and their communities.
Kellogg Center, Room 93, Garden Level, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
The National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement was developed to stimulate a greater understanding of how university engagement enhances faculty scholarship and community progress. The center addresses the full spectrum of issues surrounding faculty outreach and engagement work, including:
- Defining outreach and engagement and seeking national alignment on the meaning and scope of the nomenclature.
- Assessing faculty perceptions of their outreach and engagement work and how they compare to the University's outreach and engagement mission.
- Developing measurement and benchmarking criteria for outreach and engagement (locally and nationally).
- Studying processes and impacts of university-community collaborations.
- Analyzing community contributions to engagement and scholarship.
- Investigating practices and policies that enable universities and colleges to weave outreach and engagement into their institutional fabric and faculty promotion and tenure systems.
- Providing incentives for faculty to evaluate their work as engaged scholars.
- Defining areas of ongoing research.
- Conducting literature reviews and writing for Web site dissemination.
- Presenting and publishing the Center's work.
The site offers documents, archived and future conferences and events, tools for measurement and assessment, and links to national initiatives.