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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Conference Presentations

Higher Ed’s Missing Link

Turning Your Big Data Into Institutional Change
Published 2019
We'll share our metrics-based planning framework—that's producing remarkable outcomes—and explain how you can apply this concept at your institution.
Conference Presentations


CUNY’s Path to Improving Degree Completion
Published 2019
In this session, you will learn about CUNY's ASAP model, how it receives operating and capital funding, and how the physical spaces that support the program were identified, designed, and renovated.

An Analytics Handbook

Moving From Evidence to Impact
Published 2019
Data is powerful but not if you don't know how to use it. This handbook is designed to help any higher ed leader unleash the power of data that is always available but seldom leveraged.
Example Plans

Strategic Plan, Strategic Planning Website Locked

Public Master’s College or University (KY, United States)
Website presenting the university’s expedited and focused strategic planning process. To develop the plan, a core team, supported by multiple resource teams consisting of representatives from all constituencies, gathered input from nearly 2,000 stakeholders.

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Institutional Expenditures and State Economic Factors Influencing 2012–2014 Public University Graduation Rates Locked

From Volume 46 Number 4 | July–September 2018
A better understanding of how to allocate different types of institutional expenditures for maximum return on investment may positively influence six-year graduation rates.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

From Innovation to Impact Locked

How Higher Education Can Evaluate Innovation’s Impact and More Precisely Scale Student Support
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Rigorously evaluating the impact of innovative student success initiatives is key in meeting institutional goals for student outcomes, resource allocation, and return on investment.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Innovation in Action Locked

iPASS, Student Success, and Transformative Institutional Change
From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS) is an emerging, innovative practice with the potential to create transformative institutional change.
Conference Presentations

Benchmark Your Digital Capabilities to Improve Student Success

Published 2017
You will learn how to assess your institution’s digital capacity for student success technologies so you can affect costs and improve outcomes with new analytics tools and services.
Example Plans

Strategic Enrollment Management Plan Locked

(FL, United States)

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Improving Credit Mobility for Community College Transfer Students Locked

Findings and Recommendations From a 10-State Study
From Volume 45 Number 1 | October–December 2016
A report reprint from Education Northwest
Planning for Higher Education Journal

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

A Call to Action for Student Success Analytics Locked

From Volume 44 Number 4 | July–September 2016
Optimizing student success should be Institutional Strategy #1.
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