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Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: All Good Plans Change

Published 2020
Recorded September 16. Amanda Markovic from GBBN Architects and Jennifer McDowell from Carnegie Mellon University moderated this coffee chat on how institutions can adjust to keep those on campus feeling safe, supported, and healthy.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #11

Silver Linings: Enhancing Mission with New Modalities
Published 2020
Paul Dale, President of Paradise Valley Community College, explains how he and his Future Thinkers team are finding the pandemic’s silver lining in an exploration of new learning modalities and creative use of technology that they plan to leverage to meet the college’s mission far beyond the crisis.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Eight Themes in Strategic PlanningLocked

Reflections from a Year of Focused Learning
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Strategic planning and how higher education leaders use strategic planning to move their institutions forward are changing to remain relevant in today’s highly competitive and fast-moving environment.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Grappling with Strategic DissonanceLocked

From Volume 31 Number 1 | September–November 2002
Educational technology units must continually monitor their strategic plans to ensure that they are aligned with the evolving realities of their institutions.