ERIC Number: ED146884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
A Planning Approach for Small Colleges.
Pilon, Daniel H.
A simple, flexible approach of planning for small colleges is presented after which action can be patterned. Alternative methods are described for carrying out the important activities found in most processes designed to generate a long-range institutional plan. A rationale for planning is offered along with a discussion of what planning can do for a college. Basic assumptions underlying institutional planning are outlined. The cyclical nature of planning processes is discussed, as well as the distinction between planning and decision-making. "Score card" techniques for data collection and suggestions for restricting the amounts of data gathered are also considered. Component (any organizational unit) planning is reviewed as a means of determining an overall plan. A 30-item bibliography is included. (LBH)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Bibliographies, College Administration, College Planning, Data Collection, Decision Making, Higher Education, Information Needs, Methods, Private Colleges, Small Colleges
Small College Consortium, Institutional Development Project, 2000 P Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Small Coll. Consortium, Washington, DC.
Note: This report was prepared under the auspices of the Institutional Development Project of the Small College Consortium