Archived Quality Advocates

March 21, 2014 “University-Level Strategic Planning: Emerging Themes”

February 12, 2014 “The Provost’s Perspectives on Strategic Planning”

December 2, 2013 “Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State: Where Are We Now and What’s Next?”

October 15, 2013 “Strategic Planning: Integrity and Ethical Behavior”

September 11, 2013 “Unit Planning Guidelines and Resources”

July 9, 2013 “Unit Planning and Guidelines and Resources”

November 30, 2012 “Penn State’s Budget Planning Task Force”

October 25, 2012 “Here Comes Generation A: What Faculty Say About Adult Learners”

April 16, 2012 “Toward a Better Understanding of Division of Undergraduate Studies Students Dropped for Poor Scholarship”

November 8, 2011 “Penn State’s IT Assessment”

October 6, 2011 “Planning, Budgeting, and the Core Council Process”

April 19, 2011 “The Political and Economic Landscape for Higher Education in Pennsylvania”

March 29, 2011 “Benchmarking Best Diverstiy Practices”

February 25, 2011 “Demystifying Enrollment Management and Admission Timelines”

January 28, 2011“Learning about Recent Team Improvement Initiatives”

October 26, 2010 “Strategic Management for Information Technology”

September 30, 2010 Priorities for Excellence: The Penn State Strategic Plan 2009-10 through 2013-14: Strategy 7.8: Establish and Foster Sustainable Environments”

April 30, 2010 “Team Panel Discussion”

February 26, 2010 “Implementing Priorities for Excellence: The Penn State Strategic Plan, 2009-10 through 2013-14

December 4, 2009 “Who is Responsible for Student Success?”

November 13, 2009 “Connecting Policy and Practice to Student Success”

October 9, 2009 “What is Student Success?”

May 1, 2009 “Team Panel Discussion”

April 6, 2009 “Enhancing Student Success”

February 13, 2009 “Globalizing Penn State”

December 17, 2008 “The Shifting Economic Landscape and the Implications for Penn State”

December 3, 2008 “Outcomes Assessment: More than a Plan”

October 30, 2008 “Building the Tenure-Line Faculty”

October 1, 2008 - “Implementing Your Strategic Plan”

March 5, 2008 - “Leadership and Organizational Performance”

February 26, 2008 - “Planning from a Department Head or Director’s Perspective”

February 6, 2008 - “Thinking Strategically about Future Information Technology Investments”

December 3, 2007 - “Using Data to Inform Strategic Planning”

October 15, 2007 - “Understanding the Penn State Budgeting Process”

October 2, 2007 - “Planning from a Provost’s Perspective”

April 10, 2007 - “Efficiency and Cost Saving at Penn State”

February 5, 2007 - “Retention of At-Risk Students”

November 15, 2006 - “Access and Affordability: The Path to a Bachelor’s Degree”

October 20, 2006 - “Enriching the Student Experience”

September 27, 2006 - “Tenure Achievement in a Research University”

May 16, 2006 - “Assessment of Student Learning: A Dialogue”

May 5, 2006 - “Building a More International University Community”

March 24, 2006 - “Using Data for Academic Management: Sharing Best Practices”

February 17, 2006 - “Managing Departmental Budgets in Times of Constraint”

January 20, 2006 - “Improving Strategic Indicators”

November 11, 2005 - “Best Practices in Implementing Strategic Plans”

September 16, 2005 - “Bringing Plans to Life: Implementation”

April 29, 2005 - “Planning Issues: Middle States Accreditation Process and Self-Study Report”

February 11, 2005 - “Planning Issues: the University Budgeting Process”

November 19, 2004 - “Planning Issues: Attracting and Retaining Undergraduates”

September 24, 2004 - “Planning Issues: Access and Affordability

June 2004 - “Strategic Planning Guidelines for 2005/06 through 2007/08

May 14, 2004 - “Using Data to Improve Processes in Academic Units”

January 16, 2004 - “Using Self Study to Drive Improvement”

November 14, 2003 - “Creating Opportunities to Serve Users Better

September 12, 2003 - “Maintaining a positive work environment in a time of declining resources”

April 25, 2003 - “Implementing strategic plans: Using a database to manage communication and tracking”
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March 28, 2003 - “Mission-Based Budgeting” Kevin Grigsby, Vice Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs Hershey Medical Center

January 24, 2003 - “Using Student Feedback to Improve the Teaching and Learning Process and Services to Students”

November 15, 2002 - “Allocating Resources to Meet Priorities: Generating Cost Savings and Efficiencies”

September 20, 2002 - “Approaches to Quality Improvement - Reengineering, Fast Track, Virtual Teams”

March 15, 2002 - “Efficiency Indicators”

January 18, 2002 - “Developing Collaborative Cultures at Penn State”

November 16, 2001 - “Organizational Communication Strategies”

October 16, 2001 - “Fast Cycle Improvement in Knowledge Work” presented by Dr. Ian Hau

May 17, 2001 - “Appreciative Inquiry”

January 19, 2001 - “Strategic Performance Indicators

November 17, 2000 - “Using the Baldrige Criteria for Assessment, Planning, and Improvement[PDF]

September 15, 2000 - “Structuring Effective Sponsorship[PDF]

March 24, 2000 - “Making it Stick -- Tips to Manage Implementation of Results”[PDF]

January 21, 2000 - “Improvement and Change[PDF]

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