Partnering for Preservation: IUP’s Role as a State University


Since its inception in 1987 as an applied research center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Archaeological Services has had a mission of providing educational opportunities for IUP students and service for private and public entities in cultural resource management. As a state university, IUP has been in a position to create unique partnerships with local, state and federal agencies. These have ranged from co-operative agreements with county and city governments to memoranda of understanding with agencies such as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the National Forest Service, and the National Park Service. These arrangements have utilized IUP’s role as a state owned entity to create flexible and cost effective means towards preserving cultural resources in Pennsylvania. In addition to providing service to the region, these opportunities have also provided hands on training for hundreds of IUP students over the last 28 years.

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Partnering for Preservation: IUP’s Role as a State University. Phillip Neusius, Ben Ford, Bill Chadwick, Sarah Neusius. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 404339)


Geographic Keywords
North America - Northeast

Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.815; min lat: 39.3 ; max long: -66.753; max lat: 47.398 ;