The intercultural campus is a setting where people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to learn, teach, and serve so as to create an environment in which all can live, work, and grow to their highest potential. The overall concept seems deceptively simple, but in practice it is complex. In the sections that follow, this entry describes an intercultural campus in terms of five key structural elements.

The Center: The Mission and the Vision

At the center of the campus are its vision (also referred to as its mission or goal) and overall learning objectives (campuswide as well as programmatic). In this increasingly interconnected world, people are more interdependent than ever before, while simultaneously engaging across difference more frequently and in deeper, more complex ways. These forces cause ...

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