Adventures in Cross-Sector Collaboration

  • Jill F. Russell University of Nebraska at Omaha
Keywords: Higher Education, Community Partnerships, Cross-sector Collaboration


The University of Nebraska. at Omaha has a number of active partnerships with the community. Two of the more visible are the Metropolitan Omaha Educational Consortium and the College of Information Science and Technology. The Metropolitan Omaha Educational Consortium brings together public school personnel with university faculty to address issues of common concern. The College of Information Science and Technology was created and designed to operate in close cooperation with business and industry. Both represent new approaches to expanding communications and collaboration with multiple sectors in the region.