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SCUP Updates and Deadlines

Learn about upcoming deadlines and announcements.

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

 

Face-to-Face Events for

Higher Ed Planning Professionals!

 

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Upcoming events:
 
March 5–7, 2017 | Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Worcester, MA
SCUP 2017 North Atlantic Regional Conference
Building Bridges: Co-ops, Consortia and the Collaborative Economy 

 

March 5, 2017 | Worcester, MA
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

March 19–21, 2017 | University of Washington | Seattle, WA
SCUP 2017 Pacific Regional Conference
GAME CHANGERS: Leveraging the Unexpected and Making the Most of It!

 

March 19, 2017 | Seattle, WA
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning
 
April 2, 2017 | Princeton, NJ
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

April 2–4, 2017 | Hyatt Regency | Princeton, NJ
SCUP 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
Necessity is the Mother of REinvention

 

April 18, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

April 19–20, 2017 | St. Louis, MO
Planning Institute 2
Developing and Implementing a Strategic Plan
 
July 8–12, 2017 | Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC
SCUP–52, SCUP's Annual, International Conference
We Strengthen and Transform Higher Education
 
 
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Is College Worth It? Recent Grads Share Their Experiences

Is College Worth It? Recent Grads Share Their Experiences | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Nine recent college grads share how they they feel about their college experience...and their future.

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Canadian schools succeed in nudging one minority group to and through college

Canadian schools succeed in nudging one minority group to and through college | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How Canadian universities are developing programs that support indigenous students.

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The Push for Sanctuary Campuses Prompts More Questions Than Answers

The Push for Sanctuary Campuses Prompts More Questions Than Answers | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

More students at US colleges are asking school leaders to establish "sanctuary campuses"—campuses that refuse to participate in the deportation of undocumented students, faculty, or staff.

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We Need Leaders AND Managers

We Need Leaders AND Managers | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Are you a leader or a manager? If you are truly effective in a leadership position, your answer should be "Both."

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Learning From Failure in Student-Success Programs

Learning From Failure in Student-Success Programs | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Three colleges explain what went wrong during their student success initiatives and how they changed course. Subscription required.

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Shaping a Library by Linking Planning and Budgeting

What applies to libraries applies to all parts of the institution—planning is of little use if resource allocation doesn't support strategic priorities.

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Shadow Those Students, for Their Own Good

Shadow Those Students, for Their Own Good | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Institutions often remain "provider focused" rather than "user focused." Could a user experience team help institutions change?

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Can This Board Game Prepare You For The Future Of Work?

Can This Board Game Prepare You For The Future Of Work? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

IMPACT asks players to think like futurists—anticipating change, responding to unforeseen events, and living with uncertainty.

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Yale Sets Policy That Could Allow Renaming of Calhoun College

Yale Sets Policy That Could Allow Renaming of Calhoun College | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

After a long-running debate over the name of one of its residential colleges, Yale has developed an official procedure for considering the renaming of university buildings.

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Can't afford an NYU dorm? School to offer 'Grandma's spare room' instead

Can't afford an NYU dorm? School to offer 'Grandma's spare room' instead | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

NYU students can save money by lodging in older people's spare bedrooms thanks to a new program.

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How to Talk About Higher Ed Around the Thanksgiving Table: a Brief Guide

How to Talk About Higher Ed Around the Thanksgiving Table: a Brief Guide | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A primer on commonly asked questions about US higher education.

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When The Students On Campus Have Kids Of Their Own

When The Students On Campus Have Kids Of Their Own | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

There are more than 2 million single parents enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. Some schools, like Wilson College in Pennsylvania, have figured out what it takes to help them succeed.

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General Assembly's Jake Schwartz on transparency, outcomes, and measuring what matters

General Assembly's Jake Schwartz on transparency, outcomes, and measuring what matters | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Coding boot camp General Assembly released a report last week that reported on student outcomes in its full-time programs. General Assembly's founder discusses how the report was created.

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Budgeting for Institutional Success

Budgeting for Institutional Success | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A look at responsibility-centered management (RCM) and some of the effects institutions see after adopting this budget model.

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Integrated Planning: Peter Morville interviews Jim Young

SCUP's chief learning officer Jim Young explores strategy, learning, and integrated planning for colleges and universities.

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Ride-Sharing Services and Boundary-Blurring Buildings: A Vision of the Future Campus

Ride-Sharing Services and Boundary-Blurring Buildings: A Vision of the Future Campus | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How might the Internet of Things influence the physical campus in the future? A futurist weighs in.

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‘Enjoy the holiday without being extremely offensive’: Some colleges advise students on Halloween costumes

‘Enjoy the holiday without being extremely offensive’: Some colleges advise students on Halloween costumes | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

As Halloween parties begin, some colleges are trying to guide what costumes students wear.

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Discovering Hidden Barriers to Community College Enrollment and Success

Discovering Hidden Barriers to Community College Enrollment and Success | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How community college student onboarding is like a game of Chutes and Ladders—and what institutions can do to change it.

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Faculty Strike Throws Pennsylvania’s State-Owned Colleges Into ‘Organized Chaos’

Faculty Strike Throws Pennsylvania’s State-Owned Colleges Into ‘Organized Chaos’ | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Years of close calls during collective bargaining led the 14-campus system to develop contingency plans in the event of a work stoppage. The test now is how well those plans will work.

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