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Lorilee R. Sandmann is professor in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy in the College of Education at The University of Georgia and also the editor of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. For 40 years, Dr. Sandmann has held administrative, faculty, extension and outreach positions at the University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, Cleveland State University, as well as The University of Georgia. Her research focuses on leadership and organizational change in higher education with special emphasis on the institutionalization of community engagement; faculty roles and rewards related to engaged scholarship; and preparing future engaged scholars. Dr. Sandmann has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame, was president of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, chaired what is now the Council of Engagement and Outreach for the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, and is on the National Advisory Panel for Community Engagement of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She was awarded UGA’s Outstanding Faculty Scholarship of Engagement Award and the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement’s 2013 Distinguished Researcher Award. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in adult education and business management.