Barriers to Innovation in Higher Education


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"Bay Path has a really fascinating trajectory. We were founded in 1897, but we were actually founded as a for-profit co-ed business institute in downtown Springfield. And over the course over the past 120+ years, we have changed our name five times. We are now Bay Path University."

"in academic organizations, being innovative and entrepreneurial is a very difficult thing to do"

"it has to be worked at and fostered"

"I think all of us can probably tell stories of the power that our alumni have or have had on our efforts to try to change things"

"Traditions are some of our very best things about universities and they are also some of our challenges."

"you wind up perpetuating more of what you're already doing as opposed to getting somebody who might come in from industry or somebody who might bring a radically different perspective"

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From Dr. Morriss-Olson
Article: 10 Barriers to Innovation in Higher Education
Blog: The Accidental Provost

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