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Mary Frances Postupack 
President, 
University Economic Development Association
THANK YOU!
#UEDASummit
Javier Gonzales 
Mayor, City of Santa Fe
Mike Dozier 
Summit Committee Chair, 
University Economic Development Association
William Fulton, AICP 
Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, 
Rice University
Making Economic Development 
Work for Universities and 
Communities 
William Fulton 
Director Rice U. Kinder Institute 
Fo...
So here’s a story about community 
economic development and 
universities
Baker Hall, Chemistry Building, Cornell 
University (built 1923)
Columbian Rope, Auburn, NY (1903- 
1980)
What do these things have to do 
with each other?
Innovation on the shop floor
Then Versus Now 
• Closed v. Open Innovation 
• Separation of Academia and Industry 
• Close Links To Surrounding Manufact...
What does this mean? 
• It’s obvious what research 
universities do for the economic 
development of cities and regions. 
...
The Network City 
(city as network)
The founders of a manufacturing 
empire that survives as a network city
here are some of the things you need to 
create in order to build enduring prosperity 
skilled labor force 
quality of pla...
Cities are in a ferocious 
competition 
over 
place 
(both geographical location and high-quality, 
high-amenity “place”)
Universities are 
also 
in a ferocious competition 
over 
place 
(both geographical location and high-quality, 
high-ameni...
There are 
geographical 
winners and 
losers in The Big 
Sort
If you’re Cornell, you’ve got a problem 
-- Do you solve this 
problem by 
“virtually 
moving” 
Cornell? 
-- Or by investi...
The old model of place: Research 
Triangle Park’s suburban campus
The new model of place: North 
Carolina State’s walkable innovation 
campus
But universities must be able to county 
on consistent political leadership …
… which isn’t always forthcoming
Making Economic Development 
Work for Universities and 
Communities 
William Fulton 
Director Rice U. Kinder Institute 
Fo...
Glenda Humiston 
State Director, 
California Rural Development Office, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
President’s Panel 
Higher Education’s Role 
in Economic Transformation
Dr. Robert Behunin 
Vice President, 
Commercialization & Regional Development, 
Utah State University
Dr. Joseph Castro 
President, California State University, Fresno
Randy Grissom 
Interim President, 
Santa Fe Community College
Dr. Mary Walshok 
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs 
& Dean of Extension, UC San Diego
THANK YOU 
BOARD MEMBERS!
#UEDASummit 
#HowToSantaFe
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton
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UEDA Annual Summit Opening Remarks and Welcome, Keynote Presentation by William Fulton of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University. Followed by the University President's Panel featuring Robert Behunin, Joseph Castro, Randy Grissom, and Mary Walshok.

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2014 - UEDA Annual Summit - Monday Morning Keynote Address - William Fulton

  1. 1. Mary Frances Postupack President, University Economic Development Association
  2. 2. THANK YOU!
  3. 3. #UEDASummit
  4. 4. Javier Gonzales Mayor, City of Santa Fe
  5. 5. Mike Dozier Summit Committee Chair, University Economic Development Association
  6. 6. William Fulton, AICP Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University
  7. 7. Making Economic Development Work for Universities and Communities William Fulton Director Rice U. Kinder Institute Former Mayor, Ventura CA Former Director of Planning and Economic Development, San Diego, CA
  8. 8. So here’s a story about community economic development and universities
  9. 9. Baker Hall, Chemistry Building, Cornell University (built 1923)
  10. 10. Columbian Rope, Auburn, NY (1903- 1980)
  11. 11. What do these things have to do with each other?
  12. 12. Innovation on the shop floor
  13. 13. Then Versus Now • Closed v. Open Innovation • Separation of Academia and Industry • Close Links To Surrounding Manufacturing Region
  14. 14. What does this mean? • It’s obvious what research universities do for the economic development of cities and regions. • It’s less clear what cities and regions do for the health of research universities
  15. 15. The Network City (city as network)
  16. 16. The founders of a manufacturing empire that survives as a network city
  17. 17. here are some of the things you need to create in order to build enduring prosperity skilled labor force quality of place Infrastructure educational opportunities critical mass of innovation and entrepreneurship physical facilities endowment of wealth
  18. 18. Cities are in a ferocious competition over place (both geographical location and high-quality, high-amenity “place”)
  19. 19. Universities are also in a ferocious competition over place (both geographical location and high-quality, high-amenity “place”)
  20. 20. There are geographical winners and losers in The Big Sort
  21. 21. If you’re Cornell, you’ve got a problem -- Do you solve this problem by “virtually moving” Cornell? -- Or by investing in the region where it is embedded?
  22. 22. The old model of place: Research Triangle Park’s suburban campus
  23. 23. The new model of place: North Carolina State’s walkable innovation campus
  24. 24. But universities must be able to county on consistent political leadership …
  25. 25. … which isn’t always forthcoming
  26. 26. Making Economic Development Work for Universities and Communities William Fulton Director Rice U. Kinder Institute Former Mayor, Ventura CA Former Director of Planning and Economic Development, San Diego, CA
  27. 27. Glenda Humiston State Director, California Rural Development Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  28. 28. President’s Panel Higher Education’s Role in Economic Transformation
  29. 29. Dr. Robert Behunin Vice President, Commercialization & Regional Development, Utah State University
  30. 30. Dr. Joseph Castro President, California State University, Fresno
  31. 31. Randy Grissom Interim President, Santa Fe Community College
  32. 32. Dr. Mary Walshok Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs & Dean of Extension, UC San Diego
  33. 33. THANK YOU BOARD MEMBERS!
  34. 34. #UEDASummit #HowToSantaFe

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