Posts Tagged ‘Conflicts of Interest’

Shaping the Future of WSU

Posted February 25th, 2009 · Tags: , , , ,
Despite the ever-present dire news that surrounds us every day, it is still a shock when real consequences of the shrinking economy hit close to home. That’s exactly what is happening  across Washington as we internalize just what an $8.4 billion (and counting) deficit really means. Every day we read of protests and disagreements throughout […] · Read More

Going Native [While Staying Civil]

Any business or institution with distant, multiple locations knows the tension – aligning the mission, goals, and protocol of headquarters with the operational reality of the local branch office.   When do you ask permission? Seek forgiveness?  Plead ignorance?  You’ll find no written guide on how to be a good branch manager.  And, with WSU itself […] · Read More

Seeking Public Good from Private Interests

Originally published in John’s Journal: Research and Development by the University of Missouri. Copyright 2006, Curators of the University of Missouri. Public research universities are faced with the ongoing challenge of finding the best combination of funding sources to match their missions. The relative proportion of funding from the state, tuition and fees, services, gifts […] · Read More

Discovery Ridge and South Farm

Posted March 8th, 2006 · Tags: , , ,
Originally published in John’s Journal: Research and Development by the University of Missouri. Copyright 2006, Curators of the University of Missouri. Indicative of their emerging powerful role in the economy, university-based research parks are a growing reality, even having their own professional organization. Nationwide, some 195 individual research parks occupy more than 41,000 acres, with […] · Read More