Overview of USI's Signature Initiative - Living Wisely
The University of Southern Indiana's beginning and trajectory embody key characteristics of an engaged university. These include responsiveness to community needs and aspirations, accessibility of expertise and resources to external constituencies, and a commitment to creating and sustaining community partnerships. The idea of a Signature Initiative arose and evolved during the process of developing USI’s 2016-2020 strategic plan.
The Signature Initiative - Living Wisely involves an intentional and integrated deployment of critical elements to support multi- disciplinary collaboration where faculty and student efforts, in partnership with community partners, can explore, discover, implement, and assess solutions that impact the health, education, economic security, and other determinants of well-being in communities.
The goals of the Signature Initiative - Living Wisely are: