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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Strategic Mergers in Higher Education

From Volume 48 Number 3 | April–June 2020
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #13

Change Management to Change Leadership: Planning from the Pivot
Published 2020
During his year of ACE fellowship, Robert Schultz, department chair for teacher education at the University of Toledo, had a front row seat as Ohio State University adjusted to COVID-19, seeing firsthand the remarkable pivot a large institution can make when its leadership has spent significant time and effort on teamwork development.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

An Exploration of Administrative Bloat in American Higher EducationLocked

From Volume 46 Number 2 | January–March 2018
Administrative bloat, the ballooning growth of administrative functions and personnel in U.S. higher education, is the unintended consequence of several factors and can be mitigated to some extent through deliberate strategies.
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

Engaging Faculty Senates in the Budget Planning ProcessLocked

From Volume 39 Number 4 | July–September 2011
The opinions of faculty may add to the development of productive strategies during tough economic times.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Developing a Mission Statement for a Faculty SenateLocked

From Volume 39 Number 2 | January–March 2011
The mission statement stakes the faculty’s claim in the institutional decision-making process.