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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Crafting an Innovation Landscape Locked

From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
The Innovation Landscape Framework is a tool for the integrated planning of initiatives that support innovation across campuses.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Creation of an Integrated Services Division to Advance University Strategic Initiatives Locked

From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
Combining the typically siloed services required to support the strategic work of universities into one department results in more effective integrated planning and institutional advancement.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Disruptive Transition to an Integrated Organizational Planning and Resource Allocation Model Locked

From Volume 44 Number 1 | October–December 2015
This is the story of how Glendale Community College in Arizona took intentional steps to integrate its strategic and operational plans with resources and assessment to develop a holistic approach to planning and implementation.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Systemness Locked

A Case Study
From Volume 44 Number 1 | October–December 2015
This article traces the launch of a substantial reorganization of public higher education in Connecticut through the lens of “systemness”. The case study details the dynamics and challenges of implementing “Transform CSCU 2020” in a period of turbulence and change with a concluding focus on lessons learned.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

How Incremental Success Slows Transformative Change and Integrated Planning Achieves It Locked

From Volume 44 Number 2 | January–March 2016
Our critics simply may not be satisfied that we are doing our part to control costs and extend access until they have seen transformative change.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Integrated Planning as an Institutional Manifestation Locked

From Volume 44 Number 2 | January–March 2016
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Planning as Playmaking

An Integrated Approach to Preparing for the Future
From Volume 44 Number 2 | January–March 2016
With integrated planning, institutions choose the future; without it, the future is chosen for them.
Tool

How to Support Successful Institutional Planning

What does it take to succeed at integrated planning in higher education? We surveyed over 94,000 college and university professionals. Here’s what they said makes a difference.
Report

Succeeding at Planning Survey Report

Results from the 2015 Survey of Higher Education Leaders
Published 2015
SCUP partnered with the Baker Strategy Group in 2015 to conduct a study with more than 2,200 leaders who plan at colleges and universities. Several themes emerged around planning challenges and how to respond, which are explored in this report.
Blog

5 Ways to Use Environmental Scanning

Published October 11, 2019
The practice of environmental scanning is often a first step in the strategic planning process. Typically, planning teams engage in an exhaustive analysis of the internal and external forces acting on the institution to set the planning context. But should scanning the internal and external environment be limited to the early phases of strategic planning?