Innovating Small: A Different Model of Scalability (a CIC Salon discussion)

Tiffin University President Lillian Schumacher, St. Ambrose University President Amy Novak, Golden Gate University President David Fike, Eureka College President Jamel Wright, and Council of Independent Colleges Senior Vice President Jo Ellen Parker discuss a different model of scalability at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit.

The small college sector offers a remarkable seedbed for innovation. Almost four million students study at small colleges with a wide range of missions, curricula, and financial circumstances. In this session, innovative small college presidents discuss the real challenges of implementing solutions, sharing what is essential for success internally and externally, with a special focus on how to successfully collaborate with tech partners and outside organizations. The session will highlight lessons learned and case studies of campus innovations.