The Innovation Fund was established by Butler University
President James M. Danko as a means to support projects that foster
creativity and collaboration, with the idea of helping the
institution reach unprecedented levels of excellence and
recognition, especially in the areas of teaching and learning.
President Danko appointed the Innovation Fund's custodian by naming
Jason Range to the role of executive director.
The Butler community is welcomed and encouraged to contact Range
regarding not only the Innovation Fund, but the concept of Butler
Innovation as well.
Jason T. Range J.D. Ph.D.
Executive Director, Butler University's Innovation
Jason T. Range was appointed Executive Director of Butler
University's Innovation Fund in fall 2012. In this role, he
provides leadership over the administration and financial
management of the Fund, working closely with stakeholders to
execute its strategic goals.
Range has over 25 years of professional experience as an
attorney, chief financial officer, grant administrator, and
A business administration undergraduate of Michigan State
University, Range holds a Juris Doctor from University of Detroit
and both a Master of Education and Ph.D. in Curriculum and
Instruction from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. He also
holds a Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching.