Mission / Vision / Identity

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Balanced Scorecard Implementation in a School of Nursing

Implementing the balanced scorecard measurably improved the overall effectiveness of planning activities and increased individual involvement in and understanding of the strategic planning process.
Conference Presentations


This session will present the cathedral model as a tool to analyze how our institutions can support lifelong learning, the academic portfolio, and vibrant community outreach.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Data Collection as a Means for Integrated Higher Education Change

Six institutions measured the community impact of their anchor mission efforts along several social and economic dimensions using the Anchor Dashboard data tool.
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

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.
Example Plans

Mission and Governance Web Page

Mission, governance, and values statements for the library.
Example Plans

Mission and Values

The college’s mission, vision, and values statements.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Realizing the Distinctive University


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.
Conference Presentations

SCUP Fellow Presentation | Designing and Developing Mature, Mission-aligned Online Academic Courses

In this session, we’ll: 1) explain how process maturity and instructional design interact, 2) review basic elements of institutional missions, and 3) consider ways that mission statements get translated into instructional strategies.
Example Plans

Strategic Plan 2015–2020

The university’s strategic plan details five broad goals with supporting strategies and measures for success. Focus centers on student success and leveraging technology for the 21st-century learning experience.
Example Plans

Vision, Mission, and Goals

Vision, mission, goals, and value statements for the institution’s school of pharmacy and health sciences.