Research and Services
How to Create an International Strategy Champion
Learn three main models for empowering an international strategy champion at your institution so you can have more effective agreements with universities across the globe. Access sample job descriptions and dive into their key responsibilities, advantages, and considerations.
Impact of Biden’s “Made in All of America” plan on higher education economic recovery and development efforts
One of President-elect Biden’s most prominent campaign platforms was his “Made in All of America” plan—an economic plan that restores the emphasis on manufacturing while better incorporating new high-tech and advanced processes…Within each line of effort is a signal of opportunity for higher education institutions to better position themselves to receive federal funding. But to achieve this, institutions will have to rethink, sharpen, and execute on their economic recovery and development efforts.
Unpacking university research office structures
Research offices today must address unpredictable funding shifts, complex regulations, and increased competition from other schools for grant funding. These challenges expand and diversify the scope of a research office’s work. To tackle these diverse challenges and improve university research functionality, leaders often look to optimize the organizational structure of their office. A smart organizational structure will help offices streamline processes, improve communication, and designate activity ownership.
Improve economic development communications
We've identified five major trends to consider when communicating about institutional economic development activity and goals.