The Future of the University – Preparing for Change: Building a Nimble and Responsive University

LW Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership, Missions & Responsibilities

The research universities represented by the Glion Colloquium have been responsible for many of the greatest discoveries and intellectual breakthroughs in history. I am proud to lead one of these universities. For the last 800 years in Cambridge, new discoveries have been forged to transform the way we live and understand our world. Yesterday’s discoveries here — gravity, evolution, DNA …

Campus Planning and the Future of the University: A Perspective from Singapore

LW Chapters and other contributions, Financial Resources, Governance and leadership

The research universities represented by the Glion Colloquium have been responsible for many of the greatest discoveries and intellectual breakthroughs in history. I am proud to lead one of these universities. For the last 800 years in Cambridge, new discoveries have been forged to transform the way we live and understand our world. Yesterday’s discoveries here — gravity, evolution, DNA …

University leadership and governance

GK Chapters and other contributions, Governance and leadership

In a world faced with profound challenges and opportunities, and drivenby rapid disruptive change, universities can play important transformativeroles. This paper argues that to be able to do so successfully a key requirement is for universities to have a high degree of autonomy, tied to adequate and diversified funding, competition for resources and clear lines of accountability to stakeholders

The changing Nature and Character of research Universities : New Paradigms

LW Challenges, Chapters and other contributions

WHY NEW PARADIGMS ARE NEEDED FOR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES The research university in its current form represents a remarkable and successful model where education and research and its application are brought together in synergistic ways that produce valuable new ideas, insights, products and services, as well as thought-leadership that informs policy and action (National Research Council of the National Academies, 2012). …

The changing Nature and Character of Research Universities : New Paradigms

LW Chapters and other contributions, Missions & Responsibilities, Research & Innovation

The research university in its current form represents a remarkable and successful model where education and research and its application are brought together in synergistic ways that produce valuable new ideas, insights, products and services, as well as thought-leadership that informs policy and action (National Research Council of the National Academies, 2012). However, the world in which research universities have …