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.
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)