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Recognize faculty involvement in the community service learning in retention, tenure, and promotion (RTP) policies.

Service Learning and RTP Guide developed by CSU Long Beach
Dr. Valerie McKay, Associate Director of the Community Service Learning Center at California State University Long Beach, has developed a Retention, Tenure, & Promotion (RTP) document for service-learning faculty. This document focuses on CSULB policies and procedures relating to the RTP process, it can also be a helpful model for others who are seeking to establish guidelines for tenure-track service-learning faculty. To access the Service Learning and RTP Guide, click here.

Integrating Service Learning into the campus RTP document at CSU Sacramento
At CSU Sacramento, the Office of Community Collaboration, and its CSUS service-learning scholars group, successfully advocated for service learning to be incorporated into the campus retention, tenure, and promotion document. This significant accomplishment signifies a change in academic culture at CSU Sacramento. To access the RTP document at CSU Sacramento, click here.

You will also be able to link to a March 25, 2002 memo from Charlotte Cook, Coordinator, Office of Community Collaboration, to the University ARTP Committee, provides further background and rationale.

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Last Updated: May 06, 2016