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“Menus That Matter” at the Heart of Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Bronson Healthy Living Campus

Culinary and food professionals can serve as positive change agents in society.
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2015–2019 Strategic Plan

The plan includes a revised mission statement, core values and nine goals with specific objectives
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A National Economic Case Statement for Community Colleges

Now more than ever the role of postsecondary education is to cultivate the nation’s human capital.
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Academic Master Plan Website 2020–2025

Website for the institution's academic master planning process, offering information about purpose, process, and timeline.
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Academic Master Planning Process Flowchart

Flowchart showing the process that the institution will undergo to develop its academic master plan.
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Academic Program Review Template 2018–2019

Worksheet for performing academic program review.
Conference Presentations

ASAP

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.
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Bringing Industry, Education, and Non-Profits Together

In this session, we will discuss the Construction Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha campus, that facilitates project-based learning to bring industry partners, non-profits, and students together under a common vision.
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Campus Master Plan

Master plan for a community college system’s newest campus, including the relocation of several programs.
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Community Colleges

This is a reprint of a paper originally published on the Fulton-Montgomery Community College website in August 2013.
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Converting the Community Colleges

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Crafting the Master Plan: A Collaborative Challenge for Community Colleges

Master planning can help an institution address major challenges, but you have to know how to do it right. This article examines the planning process, with special emphasis on community and consensus building, using case studies from two rapidly growing community college districts in Texas and California.
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Department/Unit Action Plan Sample

A worksheet provided to units and departments by the office of institutional research (filled with sample data).
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Educating the Next Generation of Industry Leaders

This session will illustrate how industry-academic partnerships have led to the creation of cutting-edge, career-focused education that reimagines vocational training through a new, didactic construction sciences facility.
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Equitable Cross-Disciplinary Planning for Underserved Populations

Through the lens of two diverse community college districts, this session will investigate inclusive, interdisciplinary approaches to long-range campus and strategic planning.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Expanding College Completion

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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Facilities Master Plan

Report

Fostering Innovation on Ohio’s Co-Located Campuses Through Collaborative Planning

This is the SCUP Fellow Research Project Final Report for the 2018–2019 program. This research project investigates whether co-located institutions, specifically, and competing institutions of higher education, more generally, could use the concept of “collaborative planning” to achieve mutual success.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Future of Community Colleges

Community colleges today are essential to civil society.
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Go Nowhere Without a Partner

This session will demonstrate how to meet complex needs for economic mobility and the workforce through several diverse partnerships. You’ll learn about various sources you can use to achieve successful project results as well as how you can nurture your campus and community partnerships for the long term.
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Improving Credit Mobility for Community College Transfer Students

A report reprint from Education Northwest
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Incorporating Critical Race Theory in Physical Planning

Learn from Portland Community College's ongoing exploration of what it means to apply Critical Race Theory to the built environment.
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Insights

This capstone session will identify key insights from the series, pose new questions, and offer creative, actionable ideas for moving higher education forward.
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Integrated Planning Cycle Infographic With Links to College Plans

The institution displays their list of institutional plans in a clickable infographic that shows them in the context of the long-range planning cycle and the annual cycle.
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Integrating Facility and Academic Master Plans Through Collaboration

In this session, we will share how the Mid-Plains Community College engaged in a collaborative process across the campus and community to integrate the facility and academic master plans.
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Integrating the Educational and Facilities Master Plans

Using an integrated planning model, Pima Community College District demonstrates how to integrate educational and facilities master plans through the lens of a shared mission.
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Lanier Technical College

We will explore the planning, design, and stakeholder collaboration behind Lanier Technical College's new campus, which is designed to house 50 workforce development programs.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Leveraging Institutional Planning to Benefit Latinx Students

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.
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Not Your Typical Classroom

This session will explore current and emerging approaches for medical teaching environments that enhance learning outcomes as well as inventive ways of leveraging building infrastructure for maximum functionality.
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Operational Plan Feedback Form

Worksheet for providing feedback on operational plan documents.
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Operational Planning Assumptions

List of assumptions to guide the operational planning exercise.
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Operational Planning Template

Worksheet for action planning at the department/unit level.
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Phase II Facilities Master Plan Summary

A summary of facilities projects the college proposes to fund with capital bond proceeds.
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Planning at Mesa Community College

Within the span of a year, it’s possible to make significant progress toward achieving and institutionalizing integrated planning and budgeting.
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Planning Website

Web home for planning activities and resources at the institution.
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President’s Session | Every Student’s Dream Matters

Come learn how Lorain County Community College (LCCC) identifies game-changing innovations and aligns resources to bring them to scale.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Promoting Engagement in Strategic Planning

Creating a positive, reflective, inclusive, and transparent institutional climate facilitated improved engagement in and ownership of strategic and departmental planning. The process of using FAST goals (frequently discussed, ambitious, specifically measured, and transparent) produced constructive outcomes.
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Quality Enhancement Plan

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Simulation and Partnerships

This session will explore trends and partnership development strategies around simulation-based training facilities for first responder students and professionals.
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Strategic Plan 2006–2016

Webpage for the college’s 2006–2016 strategic plan, including a progress scorecard for each year.
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Strategic Plan 2013–2016

The institution used the framework of the AACC Completion Agenda to develop and align its College Completion Indicators to its mission. These measures address its core categories of institutional effectiveness.
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Strategic Plan 2017

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Strategic Plan 2017 Update

This progress report measures progress toward goals put forth in the college’s 2017 strategic plan.
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Strategic Plan 2017–2018

The college’s strategic plan lays out strategies for each of its three strategic goals. Each strategy is accompanied by a deadline date and a list of critical departments.
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Technology Strategic Plan 2017–2021

Technology plan for the college including current status of technology at the college, needs statement, and information about college technology directions.
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Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Promise will change the face of educational attainment for Tennesseans.
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The 2016 Inside Higher Ed Survey of Community College Presidents

This is a reprint of a study by Gallup® and Inside Higher Ed published in April 2016.
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The Kitchens

In this session, you'll learn how RCC delivers culinary workforce training and academic programs in a satellite facility at the heart of a poverty-concentrated area, pushing back economic isolation and promoting learning and health.
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The Kodak Legacy Reimagined

Monroe Community College opened its new urban campus in fall 2017 through an initiative that repurposed an industrial complex into a vibrant community college steeped in town/gown relationships that provide mutual benefits.
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The Library in Transition

The transformation of CCP's library will aid a diverse student body with learning, tutoring, research, and social spaces—learn from this project and discover methods to help your students achieve educational success.
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Two Community Colleges With Differing but Similar Survival Paths

This session will explore how two community colleges are making both similar and different strategic choices in order to thrive during a very uncertain period in higher education.
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UW Bothell/Cascadia College Master Plan

We will discuss how the implementation of our master plan galvanized collaboration and amplified partnerships among two co-located institutions, public agencies, and the Bothell community to creatively address capital funding and implement needed growth.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #19

Suzanne Wilson Summers explains how Valencia College, a large urban community college system and her ACE Fellowship host school, harnessed the power of personal outreach to ensure students regained a sense of agency and connection while providing engagement for employees.