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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa Locked

Strategic Planning and Policy
From Volume 49 Number 2 | January–March 2021
The book describes the author’s work over the past thirty years advising governments and universities in eight countries, providing case studies that focus on the challenges, failures, and successes in planning for change at twelve universities. The author explores themes, policies, and strategies that emerged, and provides widely applicable lessons for bringing about change, especially in using strategic planning as the vehicle for it.
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Leveraging Institutional Planning to Benefit Latinx Students Locked

Racially Disaggregated and Actionable Data Improve Community College Transfer Success
From Volume 49 Number 2 | January–March 2021
How can institutional planners make a difference for underrepresented minority students? Senior administrators at East Los Angeles College addressed inequities in Latinx student transfer rates with data-backed culturally-relevant strategies.
Conference Presentations

The European Experience

What Dublin and London Have Learned from the Pandemic
Published 2021
After a full year of shutdowns, virtual learning, and constant adaption, we will discuss how University College London and the University of Dublin responded to government mandates and how the crisis has shaped living and working arrangements.
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Trends in Accreditation Locked

How Will Accreditors Once Again Become Relevant for Higher Education?
From Volume 49 Number 1 | October–December 2020
Dr. Lynn Priddy answers questions posed by education writer Stephen G. Pelletier related to changes in accreditation and their effect on institutions and students.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Redefining Federal Work-Study Programs Locked

Support Students in Their Academic and Professional Success by Developing Their Career-Readiness Skills
From Volume 49 Number 1 | October–December 2020
The University of Missouri-Kansas City, by reinventing its campus Federal Work-Study (FWS) program (newly termed PRO Roos), committed to a goal of supporting student success through developing their career-readiness skills. FWS students were engaged in worthwhile campus employment that increased their sense of belonging within the university, enhanced their professional proficiencies, and prepared them for careers after graduation.
Conference Presentations

Congress, COVID-19, and the Colleges

Published 2020
This session will explore the policy and political climate in Washington DC, discuss current and potential policy changes, and encourage you to consider how these will impact your institution.
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Tennessee Promise Locked

Implementation and Outcomes at Two Diverse Colleges
From Volume 45 Number 1 | October–December 2016
The Tennessee Promise will change the face of educational attainment for Tennesseans.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Expanding College Completion Locked

The Challenge of Capacity
From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
It is important to ensure that our nation’s open-access colleges can operate at a level where they can provide seats at the higher education table for all who wish to attend.
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Education for Sustainability in Further and Higher Education Locked

Reflections Along the Journey
From Volume 36 Number 4 | July–September 2008
So, what’s happening ‘down under’ in campus sustainability? Providing an international context, our authors use Australian examples to describe planning for campus greening, learning for sustainability (curriculum), institutional learning, and competency-based training initiatives.
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A New Way for States to Fund Higher Education Locked

From Volume 23 Number 2 | Winter 1994–1995
Can institutional planning and formula funding be brought together?