Faculty resources

Faculty resources

As a strong partner and dedicated neighbor, faculty collaborate with community leaders and students to develop deliverables that address community-identified issues and opportunities. Faculty are encouraged to contact Sustaining Hoosier Communities to explore potential collaborations.

Faculty play a critical role in Sustaining Hoosier Communities

Leading

their class through the steps of the Sustaining Hoosier Communities process.

Building

relationships with the community and their community partners.

Leveraging

their resources to produce impactful projects and meaningful experiences.

Engaging

their community partner with regular communication and in-person visits.

Sustaining

their collaboration with Sustaining Hoosier Communities and their community partners.

Sharing

their success with others at Indiana University and in the community, online, and in the press.

Support

Sustaining Hoosier Communities offers resources and support to faculty as they collaborate with communities. Sustaining Hoosier Communities staff will coordinate logistics such as transportation, meeting space, hospitality, assessment, and media relations. Download the Faculty Resource Guide to learn more.

Faculty spotlight

Clinial Assistant Professor Bryce Himebaugh is leading his students in an effort to establish an international Dark Sky Places designation for Hoosier National Forest through an intelligent systems engineering project. Read more about Professor Himebaugh’s work with Sustaining Hoosier Communities.