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Priorities for Excellence: Penn State's Strategic Plan for 2009-2010 through 2013-2014

Supporting Documents

Previous Planning Initiatives


  • Penn State: A brief fact sheet
  • Starting a Planning Initiative
  • Leading Unit-Level Planning [PDF]
  • Two Decades of Strategic Planning [PDF] - This article, which was published in Planning for Higher Education, reviews Penn State's experience of nearly 20 years with strategic planning, and places it in the context of the literature on higher education planning.
  • Planning for Improvement in the Academic Department - This briefing, which was published in Effective Practices for Academic Leaders in October 2006, is primarily intended for department chairs and other leaders of academic units such as programs, schools, centers and institutes. Penn State faculty and staff can access this briefing through the Penn State Libraries e-Journal.
  • President's State of the University Address

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