Welcome to Pathways to Planning! Your guide for finding
resources about higher education planning...
- Are you new to planning for higher
- Have you taken on planning responsibilities for a
college or university? Or have your responsibilities
changed from one type of planning to another?
Planning is a basic responsibility of all leaders and
managers. It should occur at all levels and focus on
timeframes and cycles of the institutional life to maximize
efficient resource utilization through complimentary actions
and shared priorities.
Planning is necessary due to the changing environments,
external competition, new clientele, uncertainty of
resources, a growing diversity of stakeholders and mission
SCUP focuses on Integrated Planning. Integrated Planning is the linking of vision, priorities,
people, and the physical institution in a flexible system of
evaluation, decision-making and action. It shapes and guides
the entire organization as it evolves over time and within