Cleveland State's Investment in Cleveland
As a student-focused institution of higher learning, Cleveland State University is an active participant in the economic revitalization of Northeast Ohio and of its hometown, Cleveland.
- Cleveland State University is investing its human capital in the region's future every day by educating its students to be better employees, entrepreneurs, researchers and citizens.
- Cleveland State University is investing its financial capital in Cleveland's future as its recent building program reaches $200 million. The University is creating a student-centered campus that is a development catalyst for a revived Euclid Avenue and the beginnings of a new neighborhood that knits together the urban fabric of Playhouse Square, the Lakefront, and MidTown Cleveland.
- Cleveland State University is investing its intellectual capital through engaged scholarship in the practice and theory of economic development.
Cleveland State University is investing in its hometown and home region every day.
The mission of the Office of the Vice President of Economic Development is to represent the demands of the economy to the University and help the University respond to those demands for the advancement of the region. It is an outwardly focused mission of teaching, research and service in the tradition of America's great public urban universities.