Office of Strategic Engagement

Expanding Butler’s impact through local, national, and global partnerships.

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Engaging Butler Beyond Campus

Butler University’s Office of Strategic Engagement (OSE) serves as the central connection point and collaborative hub for community engagement and organizational partnerships. OSE is focused on building mutually beneficial alliances and partnerships with corporations, foundations, community and neighborhood organizations, education partners, and local, state, and federal government. Structurally aligned with Butler’s Office of the President and Office of Strategy and Innovation, OSE is purposefully positioned to facilitate efficient and productive collaboration between Butler University and our organizational partners.

Our Priorities

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Butler University is situated within the heart of Central Indiana’s business community, and co-develops solutions with corporate partners to achieve both immediate and long-term success through new market-aligned educational programs and innovative talent-development solutions. We are uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to partnerships that ensures our partners maintain a competitive edge and achieve their goals.

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Butler University is an anchor in the heart of Midtown Indianapolis, surrounded by historic and thriving neighborhoods. Butler is a proud and committed partner with the community, serving non-profits and faith-based organizations, and local neighborhood associations whose missions enhance the quality of life for our residents. We are particularly interested in partnering with community organizations that support community development, education accessibility, and/or underserved youth.

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Butler University is committed to working closely with our elected officials and government entities to advocate for policy in support of education, sustainability, access, and innovation.

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As an innovative higher learning institution, Butler is deeply committed to lifelong learning and forging new partnerships and pathways within P-12 schools, post-secondary institutions, and workforce-based training organizations.

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Butler University partners with several impactful foundations to develop innovative solutions to society’s most pressing challenges. We are committed to bringing together resources, talent, and innovation to positively impact our local, national, and global community.

Butler University Engagement Request

Organizations can connect with Butler University through the Office of Strategic Engagement. Fill out the information below and someone from our team will be in contact with you.

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