ERIC Number: ED430501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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University Research and Technology Transfer in a Changing World.
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.
This document derives from a workshop that brought together members of the Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education to discuss models of administrative and support structures to provide a range of services that promoted the goals of faculty, students, and other university employees in research and entrepreneurial activities. Following the meeting agenda, the report presents the text of four addresses and summaries of workshop sessions. Presentations included the opening statement: "Summary, 'History of the Land-Grant and State Institutions'" (Manuel Pacheco, president University of Missouri System); the keynote address, "University Research in the Changing Environment" (Michael M. Crow, Columbia University); "Perspective on University/Industry Relations (Duke Leahey, Monsanto Company); and "Partnerships and the National Innovation System" (John Yochelson, president, Council on Competitiveness). The workshop sessions included: "Expectations from the Business Ventures of the Universities and Colleges"; "Model Institutional Structures for the Support and Management of Faculty Entrepreneurs"; "Model Structures/Faculty Support Programs"; "Model Structures, Corporate University Partnerships"; and "Do the Models (those presented as well as those developed at other institutions) Meet the Expectations?" Also included are lists of working group members and workshop participants. (CH)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Cooperative Programs, Entrepreneurship, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Institutional Role, Partnerships in Education, Research Administration, School Business Relationship, State Colleges, State Universities, Strategic Planning, Technology Transfer, Workshops
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: Summaries of a Workshop of the Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (St. Louis, MO, April 5-7, 1998).