Resources for Strategic Planning


Hinton, K. E.  (2012).  A practical guide to strategic planning in higher education.

Paris, K. A. (2003). Strategic planning in the university.

Wilkinson, R. B., Taylor, J. S., Peterson, A., de Lourdes Machado-Taylor, M. (2007).

Journal articles

(Available from Education Research Complete Database, Livermore Library)

Chance, S., & Williams, B. T. (2009). Assessing university strategic plans: A tool for consideration. Educational Planning, 18 (1), 38-54.

Choban, M. C., Choban, G. M., & Choban, D.  (2008).  Strategic planning and decision making in higher education:  What gets attention and what doesn’t.  Assessment Update, 20 (2), 1-2, 13-14.

Dooris, M. J., Kelley, J. M., & Trainer, J. F.  (2002). Strategic planning in higher education.  New Directions for Higher Education, 116, 5-11.

Kimbler, J.  (2009).  An exploration of strategic planning with an emphasis on higher education and blended learning.  Journal of Instructional Delivery Systems, 23 (3), 31-34.

King, B. R., Bonds-Raacke, J. M., & Saylor, C. E.  (2011).  The importance of, and resources for, successful strategic planning.  Department Chair, 22 (1), 7-9.

Konsky, C. (1999). Strategic planning for a communication department: Process and promise. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 28, 8-18.

Malik, D. J., & Lees, N. D. (2009, Winter). The accountability movement: Its role, opportunities, and meaning for chairs. The Department Chair, pp. 3-5.

Ramaswami, A., & Deits, T. (2005, July). Making time for big-picture thinking. Academic Leader, pp. 4, 7.

Taylor, J. S., DeLourdes Machado, M., & Peterson, M. W. (2008). Leadership and strategic management: Keys to institutional priorities and planning. European Journal of Education, 43 (3), 369-386.

Voorhees, R. A. (2008). Institutional research’s role in strategic planning. New Directions for Higher Education, 141, 77-85.



(Available in Livermore Library)

Keller, G. (1983). Academic strategy: The management revolution in American Higher Education. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Sanaghan, P. (2009). Collaborative strategic planning in higher education. DC:  National Association of College and University Business Officers.

Walvoord, B. E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.



(Available from Education Research Complete Database, Livermore Library)

Educational Planning

Planning in Higher Education