5 Days of education, exchange, and discovery!

Come be part of this highly interactive, learning community
where you'll exchange "know-how" and best practices!

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Nowhere else will you get the cross-disciplinary knowledge, exposure to emerging issues impacting higher education, and skills to effectively integrate your planning efforts with your institution’s mission, vision, and academic priorities. 

✓ Outcomes focused community and curated content      

✓ High-level strategic views and insights from recognized thought leaders

✓ Exhibit area with solutions from 50+ product and service providers

✓ Facilitated dialogues and opportunities for informal exchange with national and international peers

Agenda at a Glance

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Saturday, July 9, and Sunday, July 10: Learning and Connecting Begins
Optional Intensive Workshops and Campus Tours. Conference kicks off with the Sunday opening plenary session.

On Monday, July 11: Connected Learning
The entire day has been intentionally curated and designed around the theme of reinventing learning. The day launches with a keynote presentation and the number of sessions build through the day with provocative thinkers and deep-dives. After lunch, you’ll engage in dialog in one of 14 facilitated topical discussions. The day will conclude with a plenary wrap-up and reflections from the day. 

Tuesday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 13 (till noon): Your Learning Path Continues
Individualize your “learning” path as you discover best practices, cutting edge topics, focused discussions, and exchange with over 70 educational sessions that focus on key planning issues and trends throughout higher education.

Keynote Presenters

SUNDAY, July 10, 2016:  Playing to Win for Colleges and Universities

Roger Martin
Best-selling author of Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works, and the former dean and current institute director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Advisor to CEOs on strategy, design, innovation, and integrative thinking.

MONDAY, July 11, 2016:  Educating Higher: Transforming Higher Education for the World We Need Now 

Cathy Davidson
Distinguished Professor of English and Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY,  and leading innovator of new ideas and methods for learning. 

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016:  Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology

Kentaro Toyama
W.K. Kellogg associate professor of community information at the University of Michigan School of Information, and author of Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology.

Compelling Topics

Data-Informed Decisions | Student Retention | Funding Models | Assessment | Creating Partnerships | Systems Thinking | Performance Measurements | Trends | Student Success | Diversity | Learning Environments | Communications | Strategic Enrollment Management Strategy | 

Active Engagement

Each day offers new ways to connect ideas, spark conversations, and experience integrated thinking. SCUP51 will inform your decisions and improve your effectiveness across your institution.

SCUP supports integrated planning

Integrated planning is a sustainable approach to planning that builds relationships, aligns the organization, and emphasizes preparedness for change.

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