Indiana University KokomoRegional Transformation Initiative                          Presented by:          Dr. Susan Scia...
Regional Transformation InitiativeBackground• Shift from an economy of traditional industrial manufacturing  based on natu...
Regional Transformation InitiativeBackground• Reaffirm commitment to being “stewards of place”• AASCU survey found fewer t...
Regional Transformation InitiativeRole of Indiana University Kokomo in Transforming theRegion• Intentional, Engaging, and ...
Regional Transformation InitiativeRole of Indiana University Kokomo in Transforming the Region• Specific activities    Ju...
Regional Transformation InitiativeIU Kokomo’s Innovative Efforts• Priority in campus Strategic Plan• Building our role as ...
Regional Transformation InitiativeBenefits Realized by the Client• IU Kokomo recognized as catalyst for regional transform...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

UEDA Summit 2012: Awards of Excellence - Indiana University Kokomo Regional Transformation Initiative (Indiana University – Kokomo)

4,943 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,943
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4,263
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

UEDA Summit 2012: Awards of Excellence - Indiana University Kokomo Regional Transformation Initiative (Indiana University – Kokomo)

  1. 1. Indiana University KokomoRegional Transformation Initiative Presented by: Dr. Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Interim Chancellor Penny Lee, Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Advancement Brittany Cole, Coordinator for Regional Engagement October 22, 2012
  2. 2. Regional Transformation InitiativeBackground• Shift from an economy of traditional industrial manufacturing based on natural resources and labor, to an economy of knowledge, driven by innovation and entrepreneurship• Higher Education must embrace a leadership role in regional transformation• Requires a new model of leadership that is entrepreneurial, reevaluating the role of regional campuses
  3. 3. Regional Transformation InitiativeBackground• Reaffirm commitment to being “stewards of place”• AASCU survey found fewer than half of Presidents and Chancellors are closely linked to their communities• Regional transformation must be a priority in strategic planning for universities and embraced by academic leaders
  4. 4. Regional Transformation InitiativeRole of Indiana University Kokomo in Transforming theRegion• Intentional, Engaging, and Strategic• Regional transformation as one of the institutions three major themes• Utilize campus role as convener and neutral guide for building collaboration
  5. 5. Regional Transformation InitiativeRole of Indiana University Kokomo in Transforming the Region• Specific activities  July 2010 – Campus leadership meets over 200 community leaders in the north central Indiana region  May 2011 – Meeting of regional organization leaders and a regional leader forum  July 2011 – Summit of Mayors  November 2011 – Regional leader meeting introducing regional benchmark study  May 2012 – Regional Town Hall meeting, including analysis of IU Kokomo economic impact  October 2012 – 6 county meeting to develop a regional planning organization
  6. 6. Regional Transformation InitiativeIU Kokomo’s Innovative Efforts• Priority in campus Strategic Plan• Building our role as “stewards of place”• Embrace Triple Helix framework, which includes a university/campus, businesses, and governments collaborating to assure economic development
  7. 7. Regional Transformation InitiativeBenefits Realized by the Client• IU Kokomo recognized as catalyst for regional transformation• Conversation around regionalism is more lively, engaging, and substantive• IUK approached by others to convene groups due to respect of the power to get people in the room• Working with Purdue and Indiana University to create “The Indiana Innovation Platform: a Proof of Concept Accelerator”

×