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Strategic Planning Resources

Strategic Planning – Selected Materials

April 2011

Many of these selections, or versions of them, were recommended in symposia hosted by The Aspen Institute, an organization which fosters values-based leadership by providing a neutral and balanced venue for discussion, analysis and action. For information on The Aspen Institute, go to http://www.aspeninstitute.org/about.

  1. Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and United Educators. Enterprise Risk Management: Best Practices for Boards, Presidents, and Chancellors. Washington: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, United Educators, 2009. Web. 20 April 2011. [PDF]
  2. Bienen, Henry, and David Boren. "The Financial Crisis and The Future of Higher Education." Forum Futures 2010. Forum for the Future of Higher Education, n.d. Web. 20 April 2011. [PDF]
  3. Bowen, William G., Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson. "Educational Attainment: Overall Trends, Disparities, and the Public Universities We Study." Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America's Public Universities. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 1-19. Web. 20 April 2011. [PDF]
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    Bowen, William G. Interview by Peter Dougherty. "Video interview with William G. Bowen." Princeton University Press. Princeton University Press, 2009. Web. 20 April 2011.
  4. Breneman, David W. "Is the Business Model of Higher Education Broken? [White Paper]." National Discussion and Debate Series: The Cost of Higher Education. Miller Center for Public Affairs, 2010. Web. 20 April 2011. [PDF]
  5. Bruininks, Robert, Jonathan Cole, and Robert Berdahl. "Renewing the Promise: Shaping the Next Century for the Great American University." Great Conversations. University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education. 30 September 2010. Podcast. Web. 20 April 2011.
    President Bruininks speaks with Jonathan Cole, former provost and dean of faculties at Columbia University and Robert Berdahl, former chancellor of The University of California, Berkeley. The trio discuss the future of American higher education: what makes it great and how to sustain its global stature.
  6. Eyring, Henry J., and Clayton M. Christensen. "The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education." American Council of Education Series - Making Productivity Real: Essential Readings for Campus Leaders 1 (February 2011): i-12. Web. 20 April 2011.
    -Based on the book-
    Christensen, Clayton M., and Henry J. Eyring. The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011. Print.
  7. McPherson, Michael and Morton Owen Schapiro. "Moral Reasoning and Higher Education Policy." Forum Futures 2010. Forum for the Future of Higher Education, n.d. Web. 20 April 2011. [PDF]
  8. Robinson, Ken "Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms." TED. December 2010. Presentation. 12 September 2011.
  9. Rogoff, Ken, and Carmen Reinhart. Interview. "Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard, & Carmen Reinhart, U. of MD." CNBC Video. CNBC, 2009. Web. 20 April 2011.
    Four part video interview on CNBC: This Time is Different co-authors Ken Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart on the lessons of history in understanding the current financial crisis and path to recovery.
  10. United States. National Economic Council. A Strategy for American Innovation: Driving Towards Sustainable Growth and Quality Jobs. Washington: GPO, 2009. Web. 20 April 2011.
  11. Wildavsky, Ben. "No Barriers to Free Trade in Minds." The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones & Company, 14 May 2010. Web. 20 April 2011.
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    Wildavsky , Ben. "The Future of the Global University." Zocalo Public Square. 11 May 2010. Presentation. Web. 20 April 2011.
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    Wildavsky , Ben. Interview by Scott Jaschik. "The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World." Brookings. Brookings, 2010. Web. 20 April 2011.