Planning for Higher Education

Planning for Higher Education is a magazine published quarterly (Sept., Dec., March and June) by the Society for College and Planning. Articles focus on higher education.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 4, July-September

Application of the Balanced Scorecard in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges: An Evaluation of Balance Scorecard Implementation at the College of St. Scholastica
Introduction In the 1990s a new way of evaluating performance improvement in the business industry was introduced. The balanced scorecard (BSC) emerged as a conceptual framework for organizations to use in translating their strategic objectives...
Experiences and Insights from Use of a Design-Build Process in Founding a New Campus: Design-Build Was the Best Choice for K-State Olathe Because of the Flexibility with Regard to Unknown Users and Change Stakeholder Expectations
Introduction At public research universities, state funding is decreasing and budget cuts are now the norm. Establishing a new campus may seem impossible under these conditions; however, Kansas State University (K-State) recently established a new...
Letter to Our Readers
As you read this, you are holding a piece of history while learning about the future. This is the last printed issue of the Society for College and University Planning's journal Planning for Higher Education. Going forward, your colleagues have chosen...
Managing the University Campus: Information to Support Real Estate Decisions
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Managing the University Campus: Information to Support Real Estate Decisions by Alexandra den Heijer Eburon Academic Publishers 2011 432 pages ISBN: 978-90-5972-487-7 Alexandra den Heijer, born in The Hague, received her...
Qualitative Client-Based Research: Tools for Planning: A Plan That Makes Use of Qualitative Client-Based Research Should Be Far Richer and More Robust Than Would Otherwise Be the Case
Introduction The research supporting most strategic planning in colleges and universities relies on a dual thrust: scanning external conditions ("what should we be doing?") and evaluating internal operations ("how well do we do what we do?"). This...
Strategic Planning at Two Levels: Contrasting Strategic Planning Processes at Qatar University (Public) and Lebanese American University (Private)
Introduction A remarkable expansion has occurred in the higher education sector in the Middle East and North Africa, especially over the past three decades. In 1940, only 10 universities operated in the region; by 2000, the number had reached 140...
What We're Learning about Learning (and What We Need to Forget): The Least Effective Teaching Methods Are Some of the Ones Most Commonly Practiced
Introduction We begin with a paradox: On the one hand, not nearly enough is known about exactly how learning takes place in the brain, although exciting new results are emerging thanks to improved brain imaging and a greater focus on neuroscience...
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