ARE-ON Philosophy: No One Has to Lose for Everyone to Win

Posted by Mike Abbiatti, Executive Director on 23 April 2013

The 21st Century institution of higher education must transform itself in order to meet the demands that are on the horizon. Via ARE-ON, researchers and instructional professionals from Arkansas will come together to empower and enable the community to counteract the dwindling resource base, and thereby develop a research and teaching/learning model based upon leveraging “shareable resources.”  This “collaboratory,” anchored by high performance infrastructure provided by ARE-ON, will link core components requiring collaboration, not competition, and simplicity, not complexity. Shareable resources leveraged through decisions based upon shared data will not only provide amazing teaching, learning, and research opportunities, but also a pathway forward for personal and economic success for the citizens of the Natural State. A core belief of ARE-ON members is that no one has to lose for everyone to win.

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