“As a democracy, the United States depends on a knowledgeable, public-spirited, and engaged population. Education plays a fundamental role in building civic vitality, and in the twenty-first century, higher education has a distinctive role to play in the renewal of US democracy. . . . [C]olleges and universities are among the nation’s most valuable laboratories for civic learning and democratic engagement.” —A Crucible Moment: College’s Learning and Democracy’s Future p. 2
Utah Campus Compact through its member institutions promotes civic engagement, creating opportunities and training for faculty, staff, and students.