Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement

 

 

 

Programs - American Democracy Project (ADP) Activities at Salisbury University

The American Democracy Project is a multi-campus initiative that seeks to create an intellectual and experiential understanding of civic engagement for undergraduates enrolled at institutions that are members of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The goal of the project is to produce graduates who understand and are committed to engaging in meaningful actions as citizens in a democracy.

I.  Assessment Initiative

       Salisbury University participated in ADP's National Survey of
       Student Engagement (NSSE).  This survey was conducted in Spring
       2005. 

II.  Civic Engagement in Action Initiative

        PACE and Salisbury University is participating in this initiative and
        several of its modules.

       A.  Stewardship of Public Lands Module
                 This was led by Dr. Joan Maloof (Biology Dept.)

       B.  Electoral Voice: Organizing for Voting Module
                  This is being led by Dr. Harry Basehart
                         (Co-Director, PACE and Professor, Political Science Dept.)
            
       C.  Participatory Citizenship: American Democracy and the
                  Jury System Module
                  This is being led by Dr. Bobbi Adams (Political Science Dept.)

       D.  Fostering Democracy in Other Lands Module
                  This is being led by Dr. Greg Ference (History Dept.)

Contact PACE for more information.