Tag: Strategic Planning
Department leaders often don’t realize the influential role they play in the entire institution’s long-term success. These leaders may think their decisions solely affect their departments. While that may be true in each isolated case, holistically, these decisions have a significant impact on their institution’s strategic priorities. To ensure institutional and departmental priorities are aligned, […]
It’s almost become old hat to say that the higher education economic model is “broken.” Unstable future revenues. Ballooning costs. For some, it’s survival at risk. But even the most fortunate are concerned that there won’t be sufficient budget to sustain excellence, much less fund new ambitions. Yet despite all the talk about an economic […]
Ask any college or university what they’re doing to create the student experience of tomorrow, and they will rattle off the same experiential or high-impact practices: active learning, internships, undergraduate research, service learning, and the like. In the near term, higher ed leaders are focused on scaling these efforts to improve learning, persistence, and career […]
While most presidents recognize the need to sell their college or university’s value to prospective students, fewer recognize the value of selling their institution internally. Reminding faculty and staff about the role of their work in your mission helps align individual efforts with institutional goals.
Academic Performance Solution (APS) technology helps academic leaders to make informed, effective, and timely decisions. See four key ways members have seen tangible returns on their investment in APS.
Here are three common mistakes to avoid when it comes to community college strategic planning.
When it comes to future strategic planning, these three thought patterns can trip up leaders. Here’s how to challenge biases and overcome incremental thinking to better prepare your campus for the future.
University presidents need bold strategy to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive market.
To plan for future risks, all finance teams should consider implementing these two practices.
An annual departmental review gives academic leaders more visibility into how their decisions impact institutional strategy and also allows for more flexibility in strategic planning. Learn more, plus see which metrics you should track.