Jon Barnhart joined EAB in 2012 as a Research Associate, where he worked across the higher education membership forums conducting short-term research projects. Jon helped to launch the University Research Forum in the summer of 2015, and has led research projects for the forum on industry partnerships, international engagements, foreign interference, and research growth strategy.
Prior to joining EAB, Jon worked for several political consulting and fundraising groups around Washington DC. He currently resides in Orange County, California.
Jon graduated from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and International Relations.
Research and Insights
International partnerships used to be siloed and unmonitored. However, university partnerships should align with their missions and advance their global statuses.
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.
Discover ten trends universities should keep in mind to better understand industry’s needs and create compelling opportunities that attract new corporate sponsors in this infographic.