Essential Infrastructures for World-Class Universities

Proceedings of National Conference on Research in Higher Education, Learning and Administration, 1(1), pp. 01-23, ISBN No. : 978-81-941751-0-0, IQAC 2019

23 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2019

Date Written: October 10, 2019

Abstract

Higher education institutions including universities finding more challenges due to enhanced competitions worldwide. Innovations in higher education model are finding importance than ever before due to enhanced higher education institutions and the advancement in technology adopted mass education opportunities. After privatization of higher education, there is an enhanced competition between universities to attract students globally. Universities are competing with each other in terms of their physical and intellectual assets. In this paper, it is postulated that the six essential infrastructures to be developed by a university for accelerated growth as world-class university are:

(1) Physical infrastructure

(2) Digital infrastructure

(3) Innovative academic & training Infrastructure for confidence building

(4) Intellectual property infrastructure

(5) Emotional infrastructure

(6) Networked infrastructure

We have determined the primary focus of these infrastructures along with their essential objectives, components, and the procedure of developing them to the optimum level.

Keywords: World-Class Universities, Essential Assets, Physical Infrastructure, Digital Infrastructure, Academic & Training Infrastructure, Intellectual Property Infrastructure, Emotional Infrastructure, Networked Infrastructure

Suggested Citation

Aithal, P. S. and Aithal, Shubhrajyotsna, Essential Infrastructures for World-Class Universities (October 10, 2019). Proceedings of National Conference on Research in Higher Education, Learning and Administration, 1(1), pp. 01-23, ISBN No. : 978-81-941751-0-0, IQAC 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3484071

P. S. Aithal (Contact Author)

Srinivas University ( email )

Srinivas Campus
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, Mangalore 575001
India
9343348392 (Phone)

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Shubhrajyotsna Aithal

Srinivas University ( email )

Srinivas Campus, Mangaladevi Road
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, 575001
India

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