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March/April 2012



Volume 15, Number 2

Feature Stories

Expert Analysis
Eric J. Ban: Transforming high schools into economic development partners.
Stan Jones: Taking the next steps on higher education performance funding.

Planning Today for Tomorrow
Four leaders discuss the education/workforce goals of Indiana Vision 2025 and what it will take to move Indiana forward.

From Indiana to the White House
Leaders of Ivy Tech Community College and Lumina Foundation share insights from their roundtable discussion with President Obama.

Campus Adjustments
Colleges and universities unveil new strategies in efforts to control costs and boost student achievement.

Making Way for More Women
Female numbers surge in engineering, computer majors. Trend could help alleviate overall shortages in both areas.

Helping Solve Business Problems
Indiana Ingenuity: Discover Purdue Calumet's Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation.

Leaving Behind a Legacy
Indiana's Leader: Retiring University of Indianapolis President Beverley Pitts looks back on some major accomplishments.

Higher Ed: Briefly Speaking
Learn about business forum partnership; entrepreneurship program resource; dual nursing-MBA program; and slowdown in international students.

Taking a Closer Look
Getting to Know: Servant leadership remains vital at Taylor University.

All About Logistics
Indiana enjoys additional economic opportunities as a logistics hub. Programs strive to increase the number of trained workers in this area.

Dollars and Sense
Cummins shares lean business practices with Indiana school districts. Financial savings can help divert more dollars into the classroom.

Making an IMPACT
Indiana INTERNnet honors students, employers and career services professional with annual awards.


President's Message
Teamwork lessons

Workplace Wellness
Insurance assistance

Pass It On
Recruiting talent

BizVoice® ReVisited
Project Lead the Way

Found Elsewhere
Charter school numbers