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Governance

Planning for Higher Education Journal

An Exploration of Administrative Bloat in American Higher Education

Administrative bloat, the ballooning growth of administrative functions and personnel in U.S. higher education, is the unintended consequence of several factors and can be mitigated to some extent through deliberate strategies.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Strategic Mergers in Higher Education

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Developing a Mission Statement for a Faculty Senate

The mission statement stakes the faculty’s claim in the institutional decision-making process.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Engaging Faculty Senates in the Budget Planning Process

The opinions of faculty may add to the development of productive strategies during tough economic times.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Integrating Board, System, and University Planning and Performance During a Period of Rapidly Declining State Funding Commitment

Even in the most difficult financial times, integrating planning and budgeting throughout the organization creates opportunities for success.
Tool

Reviewing and Updating Your Mission Statement

This toolkit will walk you through the steps of evaluating your current mission statement, facilitating the key conversations and decisions that underpin an effective mission statement, and writing a mission statement that serves your institution.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #13

During his year of ACE fellowship, Robert Schultz, department chair for teacher education at the University of Toledo, had a front row seat as Ohio State University adjusted to COVID-19, seeing firsthand the remarkable pivot a large institution can make when its leadership has spent significant time and effort on teamwork development.