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SBIR Road Tour draws strong attendance in Madison
MADISON – The 2017 SBIR Road Tour drew 137 registered attendees from Wisconsin and beyond on July 18, giving small businesses the coveted opportunity to learn more about America’s largest seed fund for research and development.
We’ve heard many metaphors for the role of chief executive of an institution of higher learning: orchestra conductor, ship’s captain, plate-spinner, traffic cop. One of my favorites is “meatgrinder.” In these roles, one must take input from a vast array of competing factions, mix it all together—like sausage—and somehow make something productive out of it.
In reflecting on my first year in my first chancellorship—one in the highly political environment of Wisconsin—I realize the most appropriate metaphor might be that of president as kaleidoscope.