Lynton Partners

In 2019, the Swearer Center announced a partnership with Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education, to present the Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty.

Press Release: Campus Compact and Brown University's Swearer Center to Partner on National Engaged Faculty Awards​ (July. 15, 2019)

Past Partner: CUMU

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) is the longest-running and largest organization committed to serving and connecting the world’s urban and metropolitan universities and their partners. CUMU focuses on strengthening institutions that are developing new responses to the pressing educational, economic, and social issues of the day.

Current Partner: Campus Compact

Campus Compact is a national coalition of 1000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. Campus Compact supports institutions in fulfilling their public purposes by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. The recipients of the 2019 Lynton and Ehrlich Awards will be selected in fall 2019 and recognized at Campus Compact’s Compact20 national conference.