Universities and the 4 P's

Monday, October 01, 2007

University presidents can play an important role in revitalizing regional and state economies. Michael Crow is playing that role at Arizona State University.

Martin Jischke pushed Purdue to the forefront in Indiana with his call that university assets were too valuable to be left on campus. In Louisiana, Dan Reneau at Louisiana Tech University is remaking the northern half of the state. Lee Todd, an accomplished university researcher and entrepreneur, is moving the University of Kentucky in new directions.

And then there's Shirley Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Here's a good review of her views on how universities can move a region forward. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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