5 “Knowledge Cities”- Benefits Pretty pics of knowledge cities
6 “Knowledge Cities” create: More rewarding and well paid employment Faster growth in community income and wealth A more sustainable economy Promotion of measured risk taking that helps build an entrepreneurial culture Firm connections between universities/enterprise/creators Leadership in cultural production and the culture industry Instruments that make knowledge accessible to citizens Access to the new communication technologies for all citizens Networks of connected schools Improved capacity to improve and repair the environment, and greater community commitment to pro-environment decision making
7 Examples of Knowledge Cities- pre designation and some results.
8 Next Steps If we agree this is a worthwhile project, then our next steps should be: Engage other institutions and gather their survey info. Finish database and integrate web tools and GPS modeling. Prepare support materials for “targeted industry” resolution. Continue research into outcomes of Knowledge Cities initiatives with impact data. ?
9 Thank You! (with graphic and quote about being stronger together)
11 Data Slides Index 12. Institution ClassificationInstitution Classification 13. Financial StatusFinancial Status 14. Full-time/Part-time Employees Full-time/Part-time Employees 15. Employee in Salary RangesEmployee in Salary Ranges 16. Union AffiliationUnion Affiliation 17. Length of EmploymentLength of Employment 18. Research Funds and ResourcesResearch Funds and Resources 19. Percent that Complete a DegreePercent that Complete a Degree Program 20. Percent of Working StudentsPercent of Working Students 21. Percent Seeking Career ChangePercent Seeking Career Change 22. Percent that Return toPercent that Return to Improve Skills 23. Percent that remain in PortlandPercent that remain in Portland 24. Students as economic contributorsStudents as economic contributors 25. Land UseLand Use 26. Parking SpacesParking Spaces