Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities.

This includes highlighting innovative endeavors; critically examining emerging issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities; and reporting on studies of impact in the areas of public service, outreach, engagement, extension, engaged research, community-based research, community-based participatory research, action research, public scholarship, service-learning, and community service.


Additional Information:

In the past year,the Journal has received 110 submissions.

The acceptance rate for manuscripts after an initial review was 2.9%. After authors had the opportunity to revise, the acceptance rate was 24.1%.

In 2014, there were 22,158 unique visitors to the Journal website. Since tracking began, 611,000 articles have been downloaded from the Journal’s website.





Volume 20(2) Now Available


For good summertime reading the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement has just published volume 20(2), June 2016.  This second issue of JHEOE’s 20th anniversary year also commemorates Campus Compact’s 30-year anniversary with President of Middlesex Community College Anna Wasescha’s opening essay on the “Meaning of Compact," reflecting, taking stock, and making choices about advancing the public purpose of higher education. The research articles, project with promise, dissertation overview, and book reviews that follow present additional opportunities for taking stock of leading engaged scholarship and practices.

Posted: 2016-06-29

December Publication- Volume 19(4)


We end 2015 and volume year 19 with JHEOE’s December issue which opens with reflections on the tensions between access and engagement.  JHEOE’s associate editor, Shannon O. Wilder, introduces this publication by suggesting disruption is required for meaningful change to occur, by creating more pathways to access our higher education institutions.  These tensions are further explored by Phoebe Haddon, chancellor at Rutgers-Camden and Nyeema Watson, assistant chancellor for community engagement, making the case that there are solutions for these challenges.  A robust and diverse set of articles and book reviews follow.

Posted: 2015-12-24
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Vol 20, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents

Entire Issue

20(2) Entire Issue PDF

Editorial Board

20(2) Editorial Board PDF

Table of Contents

20(2) Table of Contents PDF

Note from the Editor

From the Editor PDF
Lorilee R. Sandmann 1-4

Reflective Essays

The Meaning of a Compact PDF
Anna Wasescha 7-22

Research Articles

Exploring Partnership Functioning Within a Community-Based Participatory Intervention to Improve Disaster Resilience PDF
Elizabeth Gagnon, Tracey O'Sullivan, Daniel E. Lane, Nicole Paré 25-54
Community–University Partnerships for Research and Practice: Application of an Interactive and Contextual Model of Collaboration PDF
Heather J. Williamson, Belinda-Rose Young, Nichole Murray, Donna L. Burton, Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Oliver Tom Massey, Julie A. Baldwin 55-84
Community Health Needs Assessment in a Rural Setting: Foundation for a Community–Academic Partnership PDF
Debra L. Schutte, Emilie Dykstra Goris, Jamie L. Rivard, CoSAGE Community Research Advisement Committee, Brian C. Schutte 85-108
Effects of Service-Learning on Kinesiology Students’ Attitudes Toward Children With Disabilities PDF
José A. Santiago, Jihyun Lee, Emily A. Roper 109-126

Projects with Promise

Teaching Tools to Improve the Development of Empathy in Service-Learning Students PDF
Robin S. Everhart 129-154

Dissertation Overviews

A Dissertation of Boundary-Spanning Actors Within Community Engagement PDF
Casey D. Mull 157-162

Book Reviews

Methods for Community Public Health Research: Integrated and Engaged Approaches PDF
Richard Goranflo 165-168
The Tyranny of Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America PDF
Megan S. Segoshi, OiYan A. Poon 169-174
Research, Actionable Knowledge, and Social Change: Reclaiming Responsibility Through Research Partnerships PDF
Timothy J. Shaffer 175-180

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