The Role of Art-Making and the Arts in the Research University (2012)
In May, 2011, the ArtsEngine initiative at the University of Michigan met to discuss art-making in research universities. The task force sought to recognize and advance research university support for art-making and the arts as a matter of great cultural significance. 150 presidents, provosts, deans, directors, and other faculty and administrative leaders from 41 Research I universities across the United States attended.

Inciting Insight: Situating the Arts in Higher Education, Nancy Cantor (2011)
The Chancellor and President of Syracuse University talks about situating the arts in higher education with connections to departments of engineering, science, etc.–FINAL–web.pdf

ESA (European Space Agency) Topical Team Art & Science, Meeting Report, B. Imhof, C. Waldvogel and M. Kotler (2011)
An ESA Initiative aimed towards a cooperation with the arts is an opportunity to stimulate the public notion towards ESA’s goals, that investigated the possibilities of the arts as a powerful media to communicate scientific research as a cultural reflection on current and planned space activities.
Private report, abstract available at

Digital Humanities 2.0: A Report on Knowledge by Todd Presner (2010)
Addresses issues of accessibility and copyright in the digital age.

Beyond Productivity: Information Technology, Innovation, and Creativity (2003)
William J. Mitchell, Alan S. Inouye, and Marjory S. Blumenthal, Editors
A report of the intersection of technology and creativity.

Design Based Research: An Emerging Paradigm for Educational Inquiry

The authors argue that design-based research, which blends empirical educational research with the theory-driven design of learning environments, is an important methodology for understanding how,when, and why educational innovations work in practice.