The ED role of colleges and universities

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Administrators at colleges and universities are increasingly aware of their role in economic development. Their first line of argument ordinarily focuses on the economic impact of the college or university in the regional economy -- the numbers of employees, the amount of purchasing, the payroll and so on.

Increasingly, we are seeing colleges and universities understanding their role in more complex ways. Communicating these impacts is tough.

Here's a report from the University of Southern Indiana that does a good job communicating these other measures. Download the report. Here's background on the report. Read more. Here's a news release ont he report. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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