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Learning Resources

Where planning comes together. T​he power of SCUP is its community. We learn from one another, sharing how we’ve achieved success and, maybe more importantly, what we’ve learned from failure. SCUP authors, produces, and curates thousands of resources to help you prepare for the future, overcome challenges, and bring planning together at your college or university.
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A Guide to Planning for ChangeLocked

Published 2008
The enhanced planning model in this book recognizes the many internal, external, up, down, and sideways forces, challenges, and opportunities facing higher education

Transforming in an Age of Disruptive ChangeLocked

Published 2013
A look at what the future looked like in 1995, and what happened in higher education as we moved through seventeen years to 2013? Then, a look ahead . . . Remember: Just because we are changing a great deal does not mean we are transforming.

Transforming Higher Education in AfghanistanLocked

Success Amidst Ongoing Struggles
Published 2015
What are the major issues for higher education in a fragile state? Surely they include stability, safety for students and staff, continued access to learning, funding, retaining staff, and maintaining quality. But how can these be achieved?

Technology-Driven PlanningLocked

Principles to Practice
Published 2005
If you need to know how technology is changing the way we plan for higher education, read this book and benefit from experts who have addressed today's challenges.

A Practical Guide to Strategic Planning in Higher EducationLocked

Published 2012
This guide provides a basic overview of strategic planning at the post-secondary level and defines the elements of a successful process. It is also useful as a checklist for more experienced campus leaders, providing colorful vignettes of circumstances in which ineffective strategic planning can create many problems.

Transforming Higher EducationLocked

A Vision for Learning in the 21st Century
Published 1995
This book, which became a national best seller, provides readers in the field of higher education with insights into how they can meet 21st-century challenges.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Singapore and Mexico Are Inventing the 21st-Century CampusLocked

From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
At leading universities in Mexico and Singapore, bold shifts in pedagogy and planning are reimagining the very core of the college experience.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Innovation in the University of the West IndiesLocked

Practical Road Map for Enhancing Both Organizational and Research-Based Innovation
From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
Developing an innovation ecosystem and infrastructure to support both institutional and research-driven innovations can lead to wealth creation at the university, country, and regional levels.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Integrating Board, System, and University Planning and Performance During a Period of Rapidly Declining State Funding CommitmentLocked

From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Even in the most difficult financial times, integrating planning and budgeting throughout the organization creates opportunities for success.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Realizing the Distinctive UniversityLocked

Vision and Values, Strategy and Culture
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Planning at Mesa Community CollegeLocked

Integrated and Informed for Our Improvement
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Within the span of a year, it’s possible to make significant progress toward achieving and institutionalizing integrated planning and budgeting.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Juggling ChainsawsLocked

Managing the Tensions between Strategic Planning and Decentralized Budgeting
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
The numerous benefits of these processes can be realized only when the institution recognizes and plans for the different, sometimes conflicting perspectives they bring to high-stakes discussions.
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