Dolence to give strategic planning presentation Feb. 23

Michael Dolence
Michael Dolence

Michael Dolence, a leading experts on strategic planning in higher education, will discuss "The Future of Higher Education" at 10:30 a.m., Feb. 23 in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, room 212. The presentation is open to the public.

Dolence is perhaps best known for his continued innovation in developing effective and efficient planning and management processes for higher education. He is the architect and developer of the curriculum-centered strategic planning model, the learner-centered curriculum framework, and the curriculum-centered enrollment management model. His pioneering work on the development of his "Strategic Decision Engine," culminated in the book “Working Toward Strategic Change.” 

As a consultant, Dolence has worked with numerous institutions of higher education nationally to develop campus-wide strategic planning processes and strategic enrollment management programs with a special emphasis upon crisis avoidance and crisis intervention. His counsel is sought on strategies to respond to state and federal initiatives as-well-as repositioning institutions for competitiveness. He has also worked with information system vendors in the development of state-of-the-art strategic enrollment and instructional management systems.

Dolence is on campus to visit with university leaders about enrollment growth goals.