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Cluver, John H.; Randall, Brad – Planning for Higher Education, 2012
By now the slogan of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that "the greenest building is the one already built" is widely known. In an era of increased environmental awareness and rising fuel prices, however, the question is how can historic building stock be made more energy efficient in a manner respectful of its historic…
Descriptors: Preservation, Energy Conservation, School Buildings, Cost Effectiveness
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Proulx, Roland – Planning for Higher Education, 2010
A consortium of 10 Canadian research-intensive universities launched a data exchange program in 1999 to share information that could be used to identify and evaluate the best practices of each institution and to help each institution position itself strategically to achieve its mission. One part of the program was devoted to collecting…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Consortia, Exchange Programs, Benchmarking
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Jamieson, Peter – Planning for Higher Education, 2009
The composition of the university campus is founded on the provision of formal education and the classrooms this has required. Traditionally, informal learning has been of secondary importance, and much less attention has been paid to the development of the campus to support this activity. This article traces the development of three key types of…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Learning Resources Centers, Learning Centers (Classroom), Educational Development
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Colyer, Alan; Seeger, Chuck – Planning for Higher Education, 2007
Creating a campus master plan is the first step in the process of managing enrollment growth; however, the plan is not just a document about buildings and parking spaces and classrooms and square footage. The plan should be viewed as an investment in the future of the institution and a way to link the college's mission and vision statements to the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Master Plans, Educational Change, Cooperative Planning
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Tracey, Monica W. – Planning for Higher Education, 2006
Born out of a belief that higher education must improve its delivery of service, the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University initiated and implemented a quality system. To better respond to market need, this initiative focused on current behavior and the future needs of the students, faculty, and school-at-large. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Walleri, R. Dan; Becker, William E. – Planning for Higher Education, 2004
This community college-based case study describes and analyzes how a new mission and vision adopted by the college trustees was translated into a facility master plan. The vision is designed to serve the needs of the community and facilitate economic development, especially in the areas of health occupations, biotechnology and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Case Studies, Master Plans, Strategic Planning
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Pavela, Gary; McCabe, Donald – Planning for Higher Education, 1993
Principles for developing college academic honor codes include developing clear, specific definitions of dishonesty and applying them uniformly; using peer education and influence; appealing to students' personal integrity; reducing temptation to cheat; encouraging active student participation and critical thinking; imposing reasonable but strict…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, Cheating, Codes of Ethics
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Wood, William; Finger, Gerald – Planning for Higher Education, 1986
A computer-based simulation model for anticipating the need for college facilities and generating and assessing alternative plans is illustrated with the campus plan for a new community college. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Planning, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
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Roster, Michael; Woodward, Linda – Planning for Higher Education, 1996
Stanford University (California) restructured its legal services office, for both cost containment and service improvement, by outsourcing legal work. The new system consists of a smaller in-house legal staff, for largely preventive work (academic and medical affairs, policy formation), and contracts with three outside law firms to work in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Planning, Consultants
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Freeman, Allan Charles; And Others – Planning for Higher Education, 1992
Through rapid expansion, some city universities have run out of land. This forces a new approach to campus master planning involving collaboration with the city owning adjacent land. This approach is more politically charged, requires different planning skills, and usually requires consultants. San Jose State University (California) is an example.…
Descriptors: Campus Planning, Case Studies, College Planning, Educational Facilities Planning
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Ottervik, Eric V.; Corallo, Anthony L. – Planning for Higher Education, 1984
A library now in the final planning stages at Lehigh University is described. The new building will also house the university's computing center and related activities. The planning process is traced, indicating the relationships among various aspects of the process--academic, physical, fiscal, and political. (MLW)
Descriptors: Campus Planning, Case Studies, College Buildings, College Libraries
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Arth, Maurice P. – Planning for Higher Education, 1984
The thesis that the nature of the planning and budgeting processes is affected by the resource environment in which they take place is demonstrated in a case study of Cuyahoga Community College. Increasing planning difficulty in the 1980s resulting from the changing economic environment is forecast. (MSE)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Case Studies, College Planning, Community Colleges
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MacPhee, Donald A.; Sutton, Marilyn P. – Planning for Higher Education, 1984
A sequence of planning actions taken by California State--Dominguez Hills is outlined that began with normative planning, developed through a strategic stage, and culminated in operational planning. Much of the planning focused on the university's role as an urban institution in a changing environment. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Planning, College Role
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Andrade, Sally J. – Planning for Higher Education, 1999
The University of Texas at El Paso instituted a strategic planning framework with the intent of expanding and maintaining long-term participation by faculty, staff, and other constituents. The four-phase process included generating more open dialog about the future; responding to a powerful external incentive for self-assessment; preparing for…
Descriptors: Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Case Studies, College Administration
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Denbo, Phyllis; Fenster, Saul K. – Planning for Higher Education, 1991
The New Jersey Institute of Technology's experience with encouraging Black participation in engineering and science illustrates the value of four precepts: (1) academic preparation begins early; (2) a comprehensive, multifaceted approach is essential; (3) lots of money is needed; and (4) universities must be ready to experiment and keep learning.…
Descriptors: Black Students, Case Studies, College Environment, College Planning
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