Mission

Staff and President

The PACE office is located in Fulton Hall 258. Salisbury University is committed to undergraduate involvement that enhances the conduct of public affairs. Under the aegis of the Fulton School of Liberal Arts, PACE was conceived for the University to provide learning opportunities for its students and outreach to assist the communities of Delmarva.

Renewal in civic engagement has reemerged into the nation's consciousness. Public universities have been challenged to rededicate themselves to civic service by stimulating community and government involvement among their students conceived for the University to provide learning opportunities for its students and outreach to assist the communities of Delmarva.

PACE Mission Statement (2/12/2018)

As a non-partisan institute at Salisbury University, PACE cultivates a more informed, democratic citizenry that promotes good governance on campus, local, state, and federal levels.

PACE serves the Salisbury University and its broader communities through curricular and extracurricular programming that:

  • Supports community engagement and citizenship education
  • Promotes civic dialogue
  • Fosters an expanded understanding of issues related to the public good

PACE offers support for Salisbury University and its broader communities through:

  • Contact and connections between university and community stakeholders
  • Public affairs lectures and training
  • Support for designing and delivering civic engagement curriculum
  • Support for civic engagement and public affairs research and evaluation