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Amy Driscoll

Consulting Scholar, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Amy Driscoll is Consulting Scholar with The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2005, Dr. Driscoll coordinated development of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, and in 2006 and 2008 she coordinated the Carnegie classification of 197 universities/colleges as community engaged institutions. Dr. Driscoll was former Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment at California State University Monterey Bay.  Previously, she served as the Director of Community/University Partnerships at Portland State University, where she initiated community-based learning and community Capstones. Dr. Driscoll has presented widely at conferences of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the National Assessment Institute, Campus Compact, local/state meetings and has mentored more than 60 institutions in institutionalization of community engagement. Dr. Driscoll currently coordinates the annual Assessment Leadership Academy for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges with Mary Allen. Her publications include "Making Outreach Visible: A Guidebook to Documenting Professional Service" (Driscoll & Lynton, 1999), "Assessing Service Learning" (Gelmon, Holland, Driscoll & Spring, 2001), "Taking Ownership of Accreditation: Processes that Promote Institutional Improvement and Faculty Engagement" (Driscoll & Cordero de Noriega, 2006), "From Outcomes-based Assessment to Learner-centered Education" (Driscoll & Wood, 2007), "Tracing the Scholarship of Engagement through My Professional Memoirs" in "Faculty Priorities Reconsidered" (2005 Jossey-Bass) and "Roles and Responsibilities of Academic Administrators: Supporting the Scholarship of Civic Engagement" with L. Sandmann, in "Public Work and the Academy" (2005, Anker Publications).