31 08, 2018

Spotlight: “Strategic Plan Q and A” with Dr. Keith S. Carver Jr., Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin

By |2018-10-10T01:05:41+00:00August 31st, 2018|Higher Education|0 Comments

August 2018 "Strategic planning served as a catalyst for momentum, differentiation, impact and increased trust among our stakeholders." In the first year after Dr. Keith S. Carver Jr. became Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin, he engaged the campus community in a strategic planning process. We talked with him about "Prepare for Takeoff," [...]

15 10, 2017

UC-Irvine Redesigns Collaboration Model for Student Success

By |2018-10-05T18:39:48+00:00October 15th, 2017|Higher Education|0 Comments

How does an innovative undergraduate education program redesign itself for the next generation of students and reposition its services across the university? The University of California-Irvine's Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning answered this challenge in its new five-year strategic plan that began implementation in the fall of 2017. Formed in May [...]

20 09, 2017

A New Era for Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State

By |2017-10-12T23:55:33+00:00September 20th, 2017|Higher Education|0 Comments

F. Javier Nieto, new Dean of the College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS) at Oregon State University, described his college's strategic planning project in an all-college meeting on September 19, 2017. "Our students and their success is our greatest responsibility and strength. Our research on complex health challenges is our primary contribution to [...]

14 09, 2017

Saint Mary’s College of California – One of the “Best in the West”

By |2017-10-11T23:50:42+00:00September 14th, 2017|Higher Education|0 Comments

For the third year in a row, Saint Mary’s College of California has been listed as one of the top 10 best regional universities in the West in the just released 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The College was also ranked 19th for Best Value for Western regional universities, fifth in [...]

15 06, 2016

Public Higher Education 2016: Overview of Top Issues

By |2018-03-12T20:20:22+00:00June 15th, 2016|Higher Education, Whitepaper|0 Comments

June 2016 Most Agree That Education Is More Valuable Than Ever, But Dynamic Change Continues to Bring Complex Challenges Higher education is in the spotlight this year, thanks to the presidential election’s focus on cost and affordability, and if there is one issue that thought leaders and educators can agree on, it’s the need for [...]

1 08, 2015

CASE Engages Members Globally to Set a 5-Year Roadmap

By |2017-09-28T22:56:45+00:00August 1st, 2015|Higher Education|0 Comments

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has launched a year-long strategic planning process. In their announcement, CASE President Sue Cunningham and Board Chair Mike Goodwin said “this vitally important project will help CASE define our vision and aspirations for the next 10 to 15 years and create an initial five-year roadmap to [...]

31 01, 2015

Trends and Best Practices in Alumni Associations

By |2017-10-05T20:54:51+00:00January 31st, 2015|Higher Education|0 Comments

January 2015 Trends and Best Practices in Alumni Associations 1. Alumni organizations are focusing their efforts on market-related activities that have greatest impact, increasingly relying on market information and data to segment programs and create value-centric relationships with their alumni. The result is a shift toward lifetime relationships through a lifecycle model [...]

31 01, 2015

Practices and Trends in Alumni Communications

By |2017-10-05T20:44:10+00:00January 31st, 2015|Higher Education|0 Comments

Best Practices & Trends in Alumni Communications   1. Alumni associations have reshaped themselves in the past decade to deliver market-focused programs, and strategic communications approaches and plans are central to their ability to reach their multiple audiences for all activities and build and foster relationships. Increasingly associations are rebranding themselves as [...]

15 11, 2014

Mike Goodwin Honored for Distinguished Fundraising

By |2017-09-20T21:06:43+00:00November 15th, 2014|Higher Education|0 Comments

Mike Goodwin, who is nationally recognized for his fundraising expertise, was named the 2014 recipient of the Allan Price Award for Distinguished Service to the Fundraising Profession by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon and SW Washington Chapter. With more than 39 years of experience in institutional advancement, Goodwin is president and CEO of the [...]

2 07, 2014

Tulane School of Medicine Unveils Plan for Future Growth

By |2017-10-05T20:44:51+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Higher Education|0 Comments

Under the leadership of new dean and senior vice president Lee Hamm, MD, the Tulane School of Medicine has announced Vision 2020, the result of an intensive six-month strategic planning process. Vision 2020’s strategic priorities include expanding translational research, enhancing value in lifetime education and identifying other areas of distinction through cross-institutional collaborations between the [...]

2 07, 2014

“Regis Rising”- Rising to the Higher Education Market

By |2017-10-05T20:44:38+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Higher Education|0 Comments

The Board of Trustees of Regis University in Denver has approved key elements of the Jesuit institution’s strategic plan, including the formation of two new colleges to take advantage of market opportunities in the dynamic higher education market. The establishment of the college of Computer & Information Sciences involves combining academic units from Regis’ three [...]

2 07, 2014

Saint Mary’s College President Sets Vision For Future

By |2017-10-05T20:45:05+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Higher Education|0 Comments

President James A. Donahue, a theologian who is the first lay president of Saint Mary’s College of California, launched a comprehensive strategic planning process to position the college around a vital future of intellectual vibrancy, financial strength and innovation. Through a leadership driven, yet highly inclusive and collaborative process, this plan will integrate other major [...]