The following is an excerpt from the June 30 issue of The Wichita Eagle. Tim Pett, director of Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship, contributed to the article.
WSU director's original career goal wasn't teaching
Jun 30, 2011 9:40 AM | Print
Tim Pett loves the strategy of starting a business. So even though geography isn't his strong suit, the 47-year-old director of Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship has no regrets about his 15 years here.
"What I love about entrepreneurship is your game plan," the Syracuse, N.Y., native said. "You have a game plan, but you darn well better modify it if you intend to stay successful. There is no boilerplate in business. Your plans cannot be set in stone.
Plans set for Wichita State commencement
Report shows Wichita State grads doing well
WSU students work on campus construction projects
WSU School of Nursing offers RN-BSN program
College of Engineering Open House at Wichita State
WSU Nerd Union: the new cool
Holmes Museum reception for new exhibits
WSU Theater to perform 'Chemical Imbalance'
Students aim higher with new WSU Honors College
WSU's Innovation Campus gets new tenant
Koch Global Trading Center at WSU receives software donation
Historic bookcase returns to Wichita State
WSU professors seek input on study
Elliott School honors outstanding alums
WSU's Sigma Xi wins Chapter Award
Linwood Sexton Scholarship award winner
Wichita State physical education educator honored
New partner for WSU's tech cluster
KSBDC and PTAC offer free seminar
Russell named director for new center
WSU Nerd Union hosts LARP event
More K-12 schools teach engineering
WSU students help the homeless
Psychology professor, Children's Champion
Virgin America still No. 1 airline