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Envisioning Virginia Tech Beyond Boundaries: A 2047 Vision
(Virginia Tech, 2016-11)
A framework prepared by Beyond Boundaries participants
Characteristics of Highly Ranked Universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
(Virginia Tech, 2015-07)
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings include a list of the top world universities based on the indicators of teaching, research, citations, industry income, and international outlook. While an in depth ...
Preparing Students for the World in which They Will Live and Work
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-05)
This thematic area group report results from six months of intense discussions among a diverse cross-section of university representatives, and includes feedback from students, and engagement with key stakeholders such as ...
Envisioning the Campus of the Future
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-05)
The Beyond Boundaries visioning initiative identified the “campus of the future” as one of four thematic areas of inquiry central to Virginia Tech responding to a changing landscape and advancing as a global land-grant ...
Advancing as a Global Land Grant University
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-06)
A land-grant university concentrates on the creation and dissemination of knowledge that enables people. At the Morrill Act’s inception, and remaining relevant today, land-grant universities are structured around “placing ...
Beyond Boundaries Steering Committee Toolkit [DRAFT]
(Virginia Tech, 2015-12-07)
An essential part of the Beyond Boundaries initiative is the work of the four thematic area groups: Advancing as a Global Land-Grant Institution, Preparing Students for the World, Envisioning the Campus of the Future, and ...
Global Land Grant White Paper
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
“Envisioning Virginia Tech – Beyond Boundaries” sets out to advance the university as a global land-grant and address the shifting landscape of higher education (Sands, 2015). This white paper sets out to explore the ...
Idea Bank: Results and Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-28)
Launched in September 2015, the Beyond Boundaries idea bank was created by the Office of the Senior Fellow for Resource Development to engage the Virginia Tech community with the Beyond Boundaries Initiative. The purpose ...
Visioning Initiative: Inventing the Future of Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2015-08)
The year 2047 will be the 175th anniversary of Virginia Tech. In order for the university to be well positioned to meet the needs of the communities it serves at this monumental point in time, Virginia Tech is preparing ...
Considering Student Population Trends for Virginia Tech's Future
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
As Virginia Tech looks towards its 175th anniversary, questions regarding what kind of student body it intends to serve must be answered. At present, the university is serving an almost-exclusively “traditional” student ...