Center for Urban and Regional Excellence
The Indiana University Northwest Center for Urban and Regional Excellence is a catalyst fo community-university engagement initiatives. The Center's work is focused on enhancing civic engagement and examining and addressing the issues associated with maintaining and improving the region's quality of life including Community and Economic Development, Education, Health, Environmental Sustainability, and the Arts and Culture.
As a member of the nationally recognized Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, Indiana University Northwest and the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence are committed to active engagement and partnership. The center recognizes the wealth of academic and community resources in our region and the power of collaboration. Through center initiatives, faculty and students work closely with community partners to identify issues that impact the region, and to create and implement effective strategies for change while simultaneously supporting and promoting academic excellence in research, teaching and service.