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Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Resource and Planning Toolkit for Universities in AfricaLocked

From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
There is a significant gap in the level of development of higher education processes and structures between the institutions of the developing world and the well-established universities of places like North America and Europe.
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“Be Prepared” for Policy WindowsLocked

Cultivating Campus Change
From Volume 41 Number 3 | March–May 2013
How can universities overcome the institutional inertia that impedes successful innovation and change?
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A Primer on Environmental Scanning in Higher Education

From Volume 41 Number 2 | January–March 2013
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Experiences and Insights from Use of a Design-Build Process in Founding a New CampusLocked

From Volume 40 Number 4 | July–September 2012
Design-build was the best choice for K-State Olathe because of the flexibility with regard to unknown users and change stakeholder expectations.
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A DIY Campus Preservation PlanLocked

Lessons Learned at the University of Mary Washington
From Volume 40 Number 2 | January–March 2012
A for-credit academic class of graduate students gets involved with UMW’s campus heritage and works to integrate it with the overall campus master planning process.
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A Rubric for Campus Heritage PlanningLocked

From Volume 39 Number 3 | April–June 2011
The idea is to make architectural preservation a part of the living progress of the institution.
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Distance EducationLocked

A University's Pioneering Master of Social Work Program Partnership with the U.S. Army
From Volume 38 Number 4 | July–September 2010
Learn how a partnership between Florida State and the US Army planned for and implemented tailored MSW degrees.
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A Collaborative, Ongoing University Strategic Planning FrameworkLocked

Process, Landmines, and Lessons
From Volume 37 Number 4 | July–September 2009
Planners at Cleveland State University describe that institution’s highly communicative and participatory strategic planning process.
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A Guide to Planning for ChangeLocked

From Volume 37 Number 2 | January–March 2009
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Developing a Four-Year Baccalaureate Degree in Applied PsychologyLocked

Experiences in Degree Development at a Former Two-Year Postsecondary Institution
From Volume 36 Number 4 | July–September 2008
What does it take to plan for and move from a two-year to a four-year institution and implement a baccalaureate degree in applied psychology? Here’s how Kwantlen University College (BC) did it.

A Guide to Planning for ChangeLocked

Published 2008
The enhanced planning model in this book recognizes the many internal, external, up, down, and sideways forces, challenges, and opportunities facing higher education
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A Practical Guide to Environmental Scanning: Approaches, Sources, and Selected TechniquesLocked

From Volume 17 Number 2 | 1988–1989
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