Winning sports programs help drive alumni engagement, leading to more donations that help support a university’s educational mission. A winning tradition also helps drive reputation and enrollment.
Let’s use some of the $3 billion from the Biden “American Rescue Plan” to attract and retain talent that will create the businesses and jobs of the future.
IBJ invited a group of community leaders who have been involved in sports and economic development throughout the past 40 years to talk about the city’s sports strategy, how it developed and why it remains important. The panel includes Mark Miles, Allison Melangton, Susan Williams, John Thompson and Ryan Vaughn.
Hosting March Madness is an opportunity that has been in the making for nearly four decades as city leaders focused their economic development efforts on the business of sports.
Emotions are understandably running high after the unimaginable events of the past year and City Hall’s lackluster response. But lawmakers should reconsider legislation that could seriously undermine Indy’s future growth and prosperity.
The irony of this effort is that Republicans typically are in favor of “home rule” policies and laws, which allow a community to tailor its local government to meet local needs.
Hoosiers fortunately have great examples of elected leaders who understood that, with great power comes great responsibility. The responsibility to tell the truth, inspire and implement reforms that bring about positive results.
As we look to the future, we will continue to invest in people and technology that will assist us in our mission to deliver trusted news, information and resources that inform current and aspiring business, not-for-profit, government, civic and community leaders.
The same energy and collaboration involved in this victory should be harnessed to address some of downtown’s other challenges and opportunities.
We embrace and support smart, hard-working people who want to engage civically no matter where they are from.
The Hogsett administration’s record on public safety creates fear that the destruction we saw earlier this year could be repeated.
The outcome is uncertain, but these two rivals haven’t both done this well on the gridiron since 1972.
Apparently headed for some misses on the national level, I’m taking solace in my picks closer to home—and offering a bold new prediction for Indianapolis.
The university is uniquely positioned to contribute to Indiana’s public health and talent pool, making IU’s search for a new president more important than ever.
Crisis often can lead to positive change. We have a responsibility to act and act now.
He established six new schools—including the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on the IUPUI campus, the first of its kind in the nation. He also established the highly acclaimed Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies on the Bloomington campus, bringing IU’s many international assets together under one roof.