Battistoni Receives National Award from Campus Compact
Campus Compact, a national coalition of
almost 1,200 colleges and universities dedicated to promoting the civic
purposes of higher education, has recognized Providence College’s Dr.
Richard M. Battistoni with its Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty
Battistoni, a professor of political science and public and community service studies, resumed the role of the director of the College’s Feinstein Institute for Public Service
in 2012. A national expert in civic engagement and service learning, he
came to PC in 1994 to serve as the inaugural director of the institute
and held the position for six years.
The Ehrlich award recognizes a senior faculty member for
“exemplary engaged scholarship, including leadership in advancing
students’ civic learning, conducting community-based research, fostering
reciprocal community partnerships, building institutional commitments
to service-learning and civic engagement, and other means of enhancing
higher education’s contributions to the public good.”
Read more about Dr. Battistoni.