Planning for Higher Education Journal
Book Review: Equity in Science
The author identifies five science disciplines as outlier exemplars for their work and success in creating equity-based change, using them to explore how equity issues seep into the everyday life of higher education. Multiple actionable steps are proffered to as readers in the conclusion on how we can address systematic change.
Centering Wellbeing and Whole Student Health on Campus
Join us as we take a deep dive into three universities’ recent campus projects aimed at promoting student health and share takeaways at critical junctures of the integrated planning processes.
Diversity at Centre
Webpage for diversity initiatives at the college, including purpose of the diversity office, commitment statements, goals, and current initiatives.
Experience vs Convenience
Two universities share how their hospitality teams rethought their dining operations over the past year—UConn, as one of the country's largest self-operated food service programs, focused on maintaining diverse options; Yale, as a transformational organization, committed to table gatherings and healthy, locally-sourced food.
From Siloed to Sustainable
In this session, you'll learn how to combine digital and physical environments, promote diversity and inclusion, and implement flexibility within campus spaces to prepare your institution for a more blended world.
Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Tour
This virtual tour will explore how the campus embraces its multi-cultural history and uses the Ybor City National District as a living laboratory to facilitate its programs with a focus on Hillsborough Community College’s community connections.
Keynote: The Empowered University
Freeman A. Hrabowski III has led a transformation of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) from a young, regional institution to an innovative research university. In our opening keynote, he discusses how—by taking a hard look in the mirror, understanding strengths and weaknesses, assessing opportunities and challenges, and engaging in difficult conversations—an empowered campus can innovate in course redesign, group-based and experiential learning, entrepreneurship and civic engagement, academic inclusion, and faculty diversity.
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.
The Art and Science of Supporting Adult Learners
More than ever, nontraditional students and adult learners are making up more and more of the student body at colleges and universities across the country.
Learn how to effectively stand out from other institutions who are making mistakes in 10 key areas with the adult learner population.
Unleashing the Power of Difference
We live in a neurodiverse world. Spaces that support sensory needs can allow a wider range of students to flourish, creating a more equitable—and more flexible—environment. Leaders from Thomas Jefferson University and Verona Carpenter Architects will share examples across typologies of innovative solutions, unleashing the generative power of difference.
Voices from the Field: Episode #15
As a campus built on standards of social justice and experiential learning, Roger Williams University used COVID-19 as an opportunity to think creatively about ways to serve its community. Chief of Staff Brian Williams shares how the school showed its character throughout the crisis, coming up with personal ways to connect with prospective families, support off-campus communities, and open pathways to learning.
Voices from the Field: Episode #20
Recorded June 29.
Hear how Grand Valley State University’s Loren Rullman frames the changes COVID-19 brings to student life, using the word “more”—more technology, more options, more outside-the-box thinking, and more action and cultural change—as we look ahead to the transformation of campuses for fall and beyond.