Public Scholarship and its evaluation

December 4th, 2005 by Ross Scaife

Inside Higher Ed reports formation of a group “that will develop new ways to evaluate faculty members in the arts and humanities.”

“What we are going to do is come up with creative ways to evaluate excellence in public scholarship, Cantor [Nancy Cantor, chancellor of Syracuse University] said in an interview. “Scholarship may be presented in venues different from our normal scholarly venues, and we need to evaluate it. It might be an arts journalist publishing in media outlets, or someone doing a K-12 curriculum, or someone doing something creative online.

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