In support of Tulane University’s mission, the Center for Public Service engages the Tulane and broader communities by facilitating mutually-beneficial relationships and transformative teaching, learning, and research to address social challenges and foster responsible citizenship.
CPS will inspire civic engagement through impactful community-minded inquiry, learning and service.
CPS will position community issues as an integral part of university life.
CPS will empower our constituents to engage differences and generate creative solutions for social challenges.
CPS will attract the most engaged faculty, students, and staff to Tulane University.
CPS will support Tulane’s efforts to value community-engaged scholarship as central to the University’s mission.
CPS will help distinguish Tulane as a leader in community engaged scholarship among higher education institutions, shaping and modeling best practices in the field of community engagement.
In line with the University’s Core Values, Tulane University Center for Public Service upholds the following as the foundation and guiding principles for community engagement at Tulane:
As a diverse community, Tulane University Center for Public Service treat each other with dignity and respect to strive for mutual understanding no matter what our views or positions
The center strives to communicate openly and candidly with each other and to share information to achieve collective objectives.
The center will act ethically, responsibly and consistently with our commitments. We are willing to be held accountable for our actions.
The center has the strength of character and conviction of belief to always do what is right and to make decisions rooted in social justice.
The center continually looks for new and creative ways to approach and resolve the issues and challenges that face the Tulane community.
It always attempt to exceed expectations and perform at the very highest levels of quality. We will strive to develop quality relationships, promote achievement and personal growth.
It is a forum for dialogue and free exchange of ideas so that all have the voice to express themselves and propose solutions to social challenges.
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