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I Moved Your Cheese: For Those Who Refuse to Live as Mice in Someone Else's Maze

I Moved Your Cheese: For Those Who Refuse to Live as Mice in Someone Else's Maze | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

It's not that the mouse is in the maze, it's that the maze is in the mouse. 

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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:
 

May 13, 2016 | Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD

SCUP 2016 Mid-Atlantic Symposium
Big Data: Academy Research, Facilities, and Infrastructure Implications and Opportunities
 
June 3, 2016 | College of San Mateo | San Mateo, CA
SCUP 2016 Pacific Symposium
Applied and Integrated Planning in Community College Environments
 
July 9–13, 2016 | Vancouver, BC, Canada
SCUP–51, SCUP's Annual, International Conference
We Strengthen and Transform Higher Education
 
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
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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
 
 
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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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Designing Ways To Move Beyond Diversity On Campus

Designing Ways To Move Beyond Diversity On Campus | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Denison University has enrolled a diverse student population. Now they are using a number of strategies to get different groups engaged with each other.

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How Should Higher Education be Regulated? The Case for Management-Based Regulation

Want to make US higher education regulation more streamlined and effective? One professor argues that we should make accreditation more rigorous while reducing the reporting and compliance burden many institutions face.

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Behind Some Campus Protests, a Team of Paid Professionals

Behind Some Campus Protests, a Team of Paid Professionals | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

An online petition site is changing how some student activists operate by offering them free coaching, advice on how to "optimize" their demands, and even protest posters.

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High failure rates spur universities to overhaul math class

High failure rates spur universities to overhaul math class | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

US students' struggle with math is "the most significant barrier" to finishing a degree in STEM (and non-STEM) fields. Here's how some universities are using active learning principles to improve math instruction.

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George Mason Faculty Demands Review of University's Agreements With Donors

George Mason Faculty Demands Review of University's Agreements With Donors | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

The controversy over a Koch Foundation donation to George Mason demonstrates why transparency and stakeholder engagement is so critical in decision-making.

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Is college choice impacted by data in the College Scorecard?

Is college choice impacted by data in the College Scorecard? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new paper provides evidence of how high school seniors use information from the College Scorecard.

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7 Essential Lessons From The Harvard Innovation Lab

7 Essential Lessons From The Harvard Innovation Lab | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Want to create a culture where innovation thrives? Learn from the head of an innovation lab that has incubated over 600 start-ups.

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A Stronger Nation | 2016

A Stronger Nation | 2016 | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A report on the progress of Lumina Foundation's Goal 2025—that by 2025, 60% of Americans will hold degrees—shows progress is being made...slowly.

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The data problem that perpetuates America's ongoing college-value debate

The data problem that perpetuates America's ongoing college-value debate | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Why is the value of college still debated even with piles of evidence to the contrary? The Bureau of Labor Statistics data is being misinterpreted.

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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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Programs to Help Students Afford College Favor the Rich

Programs to Help Students Afford College Favor the Rich | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

There are a lot of programs and incentives that are supposed to help poor students finish college. Unfortunately, data shows these programs mainly help well-off students.

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Nine universities on one small campus? It’s real. It’s here. And it could be higher ed’s future.

Nine universities on one small campus? It’s real. It’s here. And it could be higher ed’s future. | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Nine state universities share one campus in an effort to reduce college costs, produce an educated workforce, and encourage college completion among populations that traditionally struggle to get their degrees—and it's working.

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How Colleges Rely on Helicopter Parents

How Colleges Rely on Helicopter Parents | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A sociologist's study of the university/student/parent relationship finds educational and professional success today requires moderate-to-extensive financial, emotional, and logistical parental support, through college and the transition to the labor force.

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Calgary to offer group lodgings for Fort McMurray evacuees

This city’s just a couple of hundred
spots shy of being all booked up for
Fort McMurray-area evacuees, according
to Calgary Emergency Management Agency
head Tom Sampson.
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How Each Presidential Candidate's Education Policy Will Change The Workforce

How Each Presidential Candidate's Education Policy Will Change The Workforce | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A breakdown of the 3 main US presidential candidates' educational policy ideas.

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Why colleges’ brands look so similar

Why colleges’ brands look so similar | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

College slogans and marketing materials are often incredibly similar. Why do so many universities struggle to differentiate from each other?

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Dissecting One (Extremely Boring) College Lecture

Dissecting One (Extremely Boring) College Lecture | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Three teaching experts offer color commentary on a classroom lecture and discuss the pros and cons of this enduring teaching format.

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Howard University opens $70 million laboratory building, with hopes for more to come

Howard University opens $70 million laboratory building, with hopes for more to come | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

The Interdisciplinary Research Building, the first new academic building of its kind on the university campus in more than 30 years, brings together medicine, engineering, dentistry, pharmacy, and chemistry.

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JetBlue Will Pay Employees’ College Tuition Upfront

The new program covers tuition upfront and provides students with a "success coach" to walk them through the process of earning a degree.

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Transforming Institutions, Transforming Lives

Transforming Institutions, Transforming Lives | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Ten years of helping institutions change has taught the Gates Foundation an important lesson—innovation is powerful by itself, but becomes transformational when it is integrated across the institution.

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Former chancellors of research universities warn their future is in peril

Former chancellors of research universities warn their future is in peril | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new report recommends changes that need to happen to keep US research public universities competitive.

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What Counts as Learning While Making?

What Counts as Learning While Making? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

As the maker movement makes strides in education, it's important to identify learning benefits throughout the process, not just at the end.

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