The future of Wichita and WSU's critical role
Bardo, John W. The future of Wichita and WSU's critical role. Wichita, Kan.: Wichita State University, 2018. https://www.wichita.edu/administration/president/future_of_wichita.php (Retrieved August 6, 2018.
Wichita State University is becoming known both locally and statewide as a critical component of recreating the intellectual and business excitement that created such huge opportunities here over the decades. These opportunities ranged from creating a massive aviation industry, developing new consumer products and ideas (such as the Coleman lantern), and new food and hospitality enterprises. Wichita can, and must, recreate opportunities for its people, and WSU has to be one of the critical drivers.