Burton A. Bargerstock
Michigan State University
Director, National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement
Director, UOE Communication and Information Technology
Special Adviser to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement
Burton Bargerstock is Director of the National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement, Director of Communication and Information Technology, and Special Adviser to the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement, Michigan State University. His work focuses on institutional research, communication, culture, and technologies related to community-engaged scholarship and university outreach. He leads MSU's Outreach and Engagement Measurement Instrument project, teaches in the MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement, and presents/publishes on themes related to community engagement and scholarship in higher education.
Bargerstock serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, for which he guest edited a 2012 issue; a section co-editor of the International Journal of Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement; a member of the editorial board of UNBOUND: Reinventing Higher Education; and co-editor of the Transformations in Higher Education: The Scholarship of Engagement book series (MSU Press). He participated with the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES) think tank as a delegate from National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement, and was later inducted into ACES and elected its president. Bargerstock is currently a member and former chairperson of the board of directors of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement and a member of the executive committee of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Council on Engagement and Outreach. He previously served on the board of directors of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association and has also been a long-time member of EDUCAUSE. Bargerstock organized the Engagement Scholarship Consortium's 2011 National Outreach Scholarship Conference and remains active with the organization.