The DaVinci Institute is a unique private partnership of leaders in higher education across the state of Oklahoma. Our goal is to nurture the Arts, Sciences, Humanities, and Education in Oklahoma as these fields undergo transformations in the twenty-first century. Through academic and community partnerships, programming, and public awareness, the DaVinci Institute aims to encourage critical thinking and creativity. We promote collaboration with other organizations to support our programming and further our vision. The DaVinci Institute vision is to improve the quality of education in Oklahoma and, by doing so, to help Oklahomans carry their creative talents to the world.
The DaVinci Institute mission is to promote a statewide creative renaissance through lectures, workshops, professional development, research, and advocacy.
The DaVinci Institute is organized exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes, more specifically to serve as an Oklahoma think tank whose mission is to promote a statewide creative renaissance through lectures, workshops, professional development, research, and advocacy.
Membership is primarily composed of representatives of higher education institutions but not to the exclusion of entities that support the mission of the DaVinci Institute.
Institutional membership dues are $500.
DaVinci Institute is governed by a Board of Directors representing member institutions. Individual members may be elected by the Board of Directors.
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