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5 Questions About the Future of Higher Education

There are a multitude of internal and external forces that impact higher education, but how can you be intentional about examining and understanding these trends? From demographic shifts to political charges to social movements, the evolving economy and technology, regular environmental scanning will inform decisions around your strategic plan development or plan implementation.

Join Jim Downey, vice president of planning and institutional effectiveness at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and Nick Santilli, former provost at John Carroll University and SCUP’s senior director of learning, as they use SCUP’s Fall 2020 Trends for Higher Education report to explore “What If?” questions in a practical format that will allow your team to pinpoint areas for institutional advancement.

This webinar is a must for anyone serving in a planning capacity in higher education be it academic, institutional research, institutional effectiveness, campus planning, student affairs, etc.


James Downey

Vice President for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Nicholas Santilli

Senior Director of Learning Strategy
Society for College and University Planning