University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman kicked off ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting Sunday afternoon with the Atwell Lecture, the traditional opening to the meeting each year.
Her focus was on the need for universities to become more innovative and entrepreneurial, using her own institution and state–which was hit earlier and harder by the 2008 recession than any state in the country–as an example of what can be done.
Watch the full video here.
And a few bonus links:
The Innovative and Entrepreneurial University: Higher Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Focus (U.S. Department of Commerce)
Arise 2: Unleashing America’s Research & Innovation Enterprise (American Academy of Arts & Sciences)
The University of Michigan’s Innovate Blue
Michigan’s University Research Corridor