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5 Tips To Ensure Your Strategic Plan Stays On Track 

December 1 2022

The hardest thing about strategic planning isn’t creating the plan, it’s implementing it. But we’ve got good news: there are steps you can take during the planning process to ensure that your...

Measuring Your Strategic Plan With Key Performance Indicators

November 3 2022

Measurement is an essential element of strategic planning because it offers a declaration of intent: This is where we’re going as an organization, and here’s how we’ll know when we get there.

Improving Board Engagement with Strategic Planning

October 20 2022

The central purpose of today’s boards doesn’t differ much from what it’s been in the past. Board members are stewards of an organization’s mission and vision, tasked with ensuring that the college,...

4 Ingredients for Seeding Sustainable Change in Your Organization

October 5 2022

Wherever there’s smoke, there’s fire—and whenever an organization embarks on a strategic plan, there’s bound to be change. In many cases, organizational change is approached in a heavy-handed way,...

Five Ways to Authentically Engage Your Community in Strategic Planning

September 14 2022

A president once told our planning team during a strategic planning kickoff meeting, “We all know that we can sit here and in a half-day come up with our top strategic goals—but that would do no...

Sharing Strategy: Internal Communication & Strategic Planning

December 13 2021

What Does Your Community Know About Your Strategic Plan? If you asked any member of your campus community about your strategic plan, would they know your vision and the things that are most important...

20 Questions for Strategic Planning Readiness

May 11 2021

BY MATTHEW TRENT TRAINUM, ED.D.  When is the right time to undergo a new strategic planning process? In the past, this was a (deceptively) straightforward question, even if it didn't always feel that...

An Admissions Team's Guide to Minimizing Melt With Admitted Student Research

April 22 2021

Do your campus partners have an understanding of melt and that losing students between committing in the spring and the start of classes in the fall is a real challenge for admissions offices across...

3 Enrollment Practices To Support Prospective Students from Recruitment to Yield

March 25 2021

Enrollment Leaders Respond

Recruitment to Yield: Rethink the Campus Guest Experience

March 2 2021

Enrollment Leaders Respond

Strategic Enrollment Planning to Recruit for Fall 2021 & Beyond

February 15 2021

Enrollment Leaders Respond