University of New Hampshire Appoints Chris Clement as Vice President of Finance and Administration
Oct 24 14
Governor Maggie Hassan announced that Department of Transportation Commissioner Chris Clement will step down to accept the position of Vice President of Finance and Administration for the University of New Hampshire.
University of New Hampshire Names Michael Ettlinger as Founding Director of Carsey School of Public Policy, Effective June 30, 2014; to Open New Carsey School
Jun 9 14
Michael Ettlinger, a senior director with The Pew Charitable Trusts, has been named the founding director of the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy. He will join the university June 30, 2014. Ettlinger is currently senior director of Pew's fiscal and economic policy portfolio, a multifaceted set of projects and initiatives that research fiscal and economic issues and promote evidence-based policies and practices at all levels of government.
The new Carsey School, scheduled to open later this summer, will leverage the university's diverse instructional, research, and outreach activities as well as the existing work of the Carsey Institute, and make more visible UNH's expertise in policy-related fields. Its work will involve expertise from across UNH's campuses, including sociologists and environmental scientists, health care experts and economists, demographers and foresters. It will train future leaders, both in the United States and around the world, in the craft of policymaking and to use research to solve problems.
The University of New Hampshire Announces Creation of UNH Innovation
Oct 29 13
The University of New Hampshire will continue to open its doors to the business community and create new streams of revenue with the creation of UNH Innovation. UNH Innovation is about providing access to the outputs of the university. UNH Innovation comprises licensing, what was once the university's Office of Research Partnerships and Commercialization; services like the InterOperability Lab and equipment or facilities rentals; and ventures and economic development, with plans to create a mentorship program and increased opportunities for students to work directly with businesses. UNH Innovation will facilitate the use of equipment and space by outside entities. The third component focuses on new ventures and economic development with students as well as faculty and staff. Plans are underway for a new entrepreneurship curriculum to be taught across campus, a volunteer mentorship network with local alumni and business leaders, and training and outreach to promote the creation of new technology-based businesses.