Monday, September 10, 2007
A new report from Northern Kentucky outlines a dramatic expansion that is needed at Northern Kentucky University in order to meet regional development goals.
The analysis derives from the regional Vision 2015 plan. To meet the goals in the Vision 2015 plan, Northern Kentucky University will meet to double its number of graduates. Read more.
This type of gap analysis is extremely valuable in providing focus to needed investments in postsecondary education. You can learn more about the 2015 Vision strategy from their web site. You can download a copy of the Vision 2015 report here.
Importantly, Vision 2015 is focusing on the dramatically improved education performance and attainment that we need to generate economic transformation. On November 14, Vision 2015 will be holding a regional summit on the topic.
posted by Ed Morrison |
Some Background on EDPro Weblog
The purpose of this weblog is to help economic development professionals -- EDPros -- keep up with the changes sweeping our profession. Strap on your goggles. It's a whole new game. There are no experts any more. The only place to learn about economic development is from other EDPros who are doing it.
One other point: the prevaling approach (paradigm, if you like) in economic development is shifting from competition to collaboration. There are a lot of reaasons underlying this shift, but here's the important insight: You, your community, and your region will do better by collaborating and sharing information.
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Speaking and workshops on Open Source Economic Development
As the idea of Open Source Economic Development starts spreading, more people are asking about it. Visit the I-Open web site to learn more. My colleagues and I are happy to explain the basic concepts in a talk or a workshop. E-mail Susan Alshuler if you'd like to learn more about workshops and speaking.
Background on Ed Morrison
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