From The Clarion-Ledger
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes four Mississippi colleges and universities and two in Louisiana for working with their communities. They’re among 154 schools that applied for the community engagement classification, and 115 which received it this week.
The Mississippi institutions are Millsaps College and Jackson State University; the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University. The Louisiana schools are Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge and Loyola University of New Orleans.
Louisiana State and Tulane universities were among 119 schools on the foundation’s list in 2008.
For more information, read the press release from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/newsroom/press-releases/carnegie-selects-colleges-and-universities-2010-community-engagement-classification.