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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:
 
September 23, 2016 | Cambridge College | Boston, MA
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

September 23, 2016 | SCUP Headquarters | Ann Arbor, MI
Planning Institute 1
October 2–3, 2016 | Evanston, IL
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning

 

October 3–5, 2016 | Evanston, IL
SCUP 2016 North Central Regional Conference
Integrated Planning: It’s What We Do!

 

October 7, 2016 | Northeastern University | Boston, MA
SCUP 2016 North Atlantic Symposium
Northeastern University’s Vision in Boston and Beyond

 

October 16–18, 2016 | Charlotte, NC
SCUP 2016 Southern Regional Conference
Planning with Clarity: Rethinking Conventional Models of Higher Education

 

October 16, 2016 | Charlotte, North Carolina
Planning Institute 1
Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning
 
November 3–4, 2016 | Chicago, IL
Planning Institute 2

 

November 7, 2016 | Simmons College | Boston, MA
SCUP Urban Campus Resilience Symposium
 
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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The Enrollment Manager as Bogeyman

The Enrollment Manager as Bogeyman | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

"In the eyes of their many critics, they are faceless, pragmatic technocrats with too much power. But it’s worth imagining what higher education would look like without enrollment managers playing a critical role."

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Getting Teams with Different Subcultures to Collaborate

Getting Teams with Different Subcultures to Collaborate | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

One key to integrated planning success—understanding and working with many different cultures within your institution. Here are three steps for understanding and working with different cultures in your organization.

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The Scariest Student Loan Number

The Scariest Student Loan Number | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Media reports often focus on 6-figure student debt, but a look at the data shows it's the student with a small amount of debt who is more at risk of financial troubles.

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Police Confront the Price Tag of Prepping for Guns on Campus

Police Confront the Price Tag of Prepping for Guns on Campus | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

BL As campus carry becomes legal in more states and active-shooter scenarios loom in the public consciousness, security officials are grappling with costs both big and small.

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What’s next? Fisher II, UT Austin, and affirmative action

What’s next? Fisher II, UT Austin, and affirmative action | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

What are the implications of yesterday's US Supreme Court's decision to uphold UT Austin's race-conscious  admissions?

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Reinvent or bust: An esteemed liberal arts college pushes for new revenue

Reinvent or bust: An esteemed liberal arts college pushes for new revenue | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How one liberal arts college is trying to diversify revenue while maintaining the traditional liberal arts college experience.

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This chart tells a fascinating story about higher education

This chart tells a fascinating story about higher education | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A chart produced by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation captures the complexity of the higher education landscape and why there can be no one-size-fits-all approach.

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Where was the class of 2015 six months after graduation?

Where was the class of 2015 six months after graduation? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Six months after graduation, the majority of graduates from the class of 2015 found jobs or returned for more education.

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‘This is just part of life now.’ UCLA lockdown shows terrifying is now familiar

‘This is just part of life now.’ UCLA lockdown shows terrifying is now familiar | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

UCLA students describe their experience during yesterday's active shooter lockdown, including the makeshift door locks and barricades they had to create.

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Plan to Define and Test What Students Should Know

Plan to Define and Test What Students Should Know | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new book by the authors of Academically Adrift unveils a faculty-led effort to chart competencies in six academic disciplines.

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States that tie higher education funding to performance have it all wrong, report says

States that tie higher education funding to performance have it all wrong, report says | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new report argues that performance-based funding models reinforce disparities within higher ed and don't improve degree completion.

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What Could It Look Like in 2025?

What Could It Look Like in 2025? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

"Based on present-day trends shaping American academia and society, here are four future scenarios that institutions may grapple with in the next 10 years."

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Vermont pushes to combine public colleges' administrations

Vermont pushes to combine public colleges' administrations | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Vermont State Colleges' exploration of a unification of two colleges reflects increasing interest in institutional mergers...and the complications that can arise.

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How important are high school courses to college performance? Less than you might think

How important are high school courses to college performance? Less than you might think | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Success in high school courses, even Advanced Placement classes, does not predict success in college. Why?

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U. of Cincinnati Grapples With the Legacy of a Black Man Killed by Its Police

U. of Cincinnati Grapples With the Legacy of a Black Man Killed by Its Police | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A university-commissioned third-party investigation found the university police department's heavy handed tactics and mismanagement were a "recipe for disaster".

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How to fill the skills gap for new college grads who don’t have work experience

How to fill the skills gap for new college grads who don’t have work experience | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new company acts as both boot camp and temp staffing agency to help new college grads get jobs and reduce risk for employers.

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Fine-Tuning the ‘Nudges’ That Help Students Get to and Through College

Fine-Tuning the ‘Nudges’ That Help Students Get to and Through College | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A researcher describes her group’s work to design and test behavioral interventions that colleges can use to help students find and stay on their path to a degree.

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How Community Colleges Use Job-Market Data to Develop New Programs

College systems are turning to companies for information that is more current and detailed than federal data on the skills that employers are looking for.

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New online platform to help fill empty seats in classrooms

The objective of the platform is to match need with excess capacity in classrooms – connecting employers and individual employees with classres that are not full.

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When Vocational Education Spurs Students to Strive for College

When Vocational Education Spurs Students to Strive for College | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Vocational high school courses used to be the option for students who weren't going to college. Now, these courses are encouraging students to pursue post-secondary education.

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Oregon State University To Open A Dorm For Recovering Addicts

Oregon State University To Open A Dorm For Recovering Addicts | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Students in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction will have a new housing option just for them.

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Dowling College, Long in Financial Trouble, Will Close on Friday

The small private institution was unable to find academic partners to keep it afloat.

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5 Damning Findings From the Baylor Investigation

"In short, virtually everything that could be wrong with a university's treatment of sexual assault was wrong at Baylor."

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Utah Valley University Changing Landscape with Latino Initiative

Close attention to details and early relationships with parents help one university recruit more Latino students.

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