Higher Ed Involvement in TBED: Beyond Research 1 Institutions
In the United States, less than 5 percent of all four-year universities are considered “Research 1 institutions.” However, communities across the country are home to four-year colleges and universities and two-year community colleges that are acting as catalysts for economic growth in their region. During this interactive session, panelists will share best practices from across the country on higher education institutions that are embracing and promoting their unique strengths to support entrepreneurship, spur innovation, and connect with their surrounding business community.
- Chris Shaffer, Director, Institutional Research and Sponsored Programs, Shawnee State University
- Rebecca Corbin, President & CEO, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship
- Dave Norris, Chief Innovation Officer, Louisiana Tech Enterprise Center, Louisiana Tech University