The Bonner Foundation has authored or contributed to a series of publications related to the Bonner Program model and campus-wide community engagement.

Below are brief descriptions of each along with a link to the publication for order or download.


Written in conjunction with the Bonner Foundation’s work on a model for civic engagement minors, certificates, and academic programs, the Winter 2006 issue of AAC&U’s Diversity Digest featured articles from staff, faculty, leaders, and students across the network. 

Written in conjunction with the Bonner Foundation’s work on a model for civic engagement minors, certificates, and academic programs, the Winter 2006 issue of AAC&U’s Diversity Digest featured articles from staff, faculty, leaders, and students across the network. 

Informed by the work of the Bonner Foundation, Civic Engagement at the Center highlights developmental models for students’ civic learning and socially responsible leadership implemented at 77 campuses. The monograph describes key elements of the cocurricular model, research on its impact on students, and emerging civic engagement minors created to complement decades of work in student affairs.

Informed by the work of the Bonner Foundation, Civic Engagement at the Center highlights developmental models for students’ civic learning and socially responsible leadership implemented at 77 campuses. The monograph describes key elements of the cocurricular model, research on its impact on students, and emerging civic engagement minors created to complement decades of work in student affairs.

Community-Based Research and Higher Education describes how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community members with students and faculty in the course of their academic work. 

Community-Based Research and Higher Education describes how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community members with students and faculty in the course of their academic work. 

As a respondent chapter within the volume, “Disciplining Higher Education for Community Engagement” argued that the conventional form of service-learning courses must be augmented through a sustained, scaffolded experience tied to both curricular and cocurricular engagement.

As a respondent chapter within the volume, “Disciplining Higher Education for Community Engagement” argued that the conventional form of service-learning courses must be augmented through a sustained, scaffolded experience tied to both curricular and cocurricular engagement.

Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education discusses how colleges and universities can increase the engagement of their students, faculty, and institutional resources in their communities. This volume features strategies to make civic engagement deep, pervasive, integrated, and developmental – qualities that must be demonstrated by campuses for successfully gaining the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.

Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education discusses how colleges and universities can increase the engagement of their students, faculty, and institutional resources in their communities. This volume features strategies to make civic engagement deep, pervasive, integrated, and developmental – qualities that must be demonstrated by campuses for successfully gaining the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.

The Bonner Foundation worked in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities to produce an issue of AAC&U’s quarterly journal. The issue introduced the aspiration of Community Engaged Signature Work, a culminating integrative learning experience for undergraduates, but suggesting it could have a real-world civic impact.

The Bonner Foundation worked in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities to produce an issue of AAC&U’s quarterly journal. The issue introduced the aspiration of Community Engaged Signature Work, a culminating integrative learning experience for undergraduates, but suggesting it could have a real-world civic impact.

This online publication featured articles from a number of different authors reflecting on the accomplishments and emerging new directions of the Bonner Program’s work and civic engagement on campuses. The issue highlights a number of ways in which community engagement has begun to reshape undergraduate education.

This online publication featured articles from a number of different authors reflecting on the accomplishments and emerging new directions of the Bonner Program’s work and civic engagement on campuses. The issue highlights a number of ways in which community engagement has begun to reshape undergraduate education.