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Articles from Vol. 7, No. 3, Spring

Academics Are Intellectual Entrepreneurs
Higher education is a convenient political lightening rod. Witness the flap surrounding Harvard President Lawrence Summers s comments about women and science, the firestorm created by Colorado professor Ward Churchill, and public outcry regarding the...
Can Students Take Their Values to Work?
As CEO of the socially conscious telecommunications company Working Assets, I know something about social entrepreneurship. Working Assets was founded in 1985 to give people the means to spend in a socially responsible way. When customers use our long-distance...
Creating an Entrepreneurial Campus Culture
Do todays campus cultures create a climate in which our academic programs can thrive and our students can learn? How might we create campus cultures that are more intentional and purposeful about student learning? Three years ago, Colgate University...
Everyone a Changemaker
The following article is based on the luncheon keynote speech that was delivered by the author at the preconference symposium, "Working Convergences: Liberal Education, Creativity, and the Entrepreneurial Spirit," at the 2005 annual meeting of the Association...
Fostering Social Entrepreneurship through Liberal Learning in the Social Sciences
There is no one definition of entrepreneurship. Some view it as the process of creating innovation (Schumpeter 1934), of responding to the opportunities made possible by change (Drucker 1995), or of exploiting ambiguity (Stark 2000). Others see it as...
From the Editor
Under the leadership of senior vice presidentCaryn McTighe Musil, AAC&U convened a pre-conference symposium at its 2005 annual meeting called "Working Convergences: Liberal Education, Creativity, and the Entrepreneurial Spirit," with the goal of...
Reflections on a New Academic Path: Entrepreneurship in the Arts and Sciences
With the development in 2002 of the Consortium for Entrepreneurship in the Liberal Arts, and with funding by the Kauffman Foundation of several campus-wide initiatives to infuse entrepreneurship into the liberal arts and sciences, there is increasing...
Responding to Opportunity and Need
To many in academia who are accustomed to thinking of entrepreneurship in business terms, the notion of entrepreneurship in the liberal arts might seem incongruous, even heretical. But consider this definition, which the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation...
Student Social Entrepreneurs: A Classroom Call to Action
In fall 2003, twenty political science students from Arizona State University's west campus had a learning experience that changed many of their lives. While traveling with their professor, Julie Murphy-Erfani, to Nogales, Mexico, on the U.S.-Mexico...
Sustainability Thinking and Entrepreneurship: A Case Study
Academic entrepreneurship, in its narrowest sense, involves the creation of new business ventures by university and college faculty, administrators, and students. More broadly, academic entrepreneurship seeks to establish connections across disciplines,...
The Practical Side of Liberal Education: An Overview of Liberal Education and Entrepreneurship
A liberal arts education might be viewed as a metaphor for entrepreneurship. The humanities suggest that the entrepreneur is an artist. History might see entrepreneurs as the true revolutionaries of technological, economic, and social change. A liberal...
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