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    • Advancing as a Global Land Grant University 

      Harder, James (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] 

      Unknown author (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 ...
    • Characteristics of Highly Ranked Universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 

      Sharif, Fatima Sparger (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 ...
    • Community Relationships 

      Hundley, Meredith (Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
      “Community relationships” is a broad term used in the higher education literature to describe a university’s relations with the community in which it finds itself situated... This paper touches on some of the interactions ...
    • Considering Student Population Trends for Virginia Tech's Future 

      Hundley, Meredith (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 ...
    • Discovering New Funding Models 

      Walz, Jerald; Edwards, Jaimie (Virginia Tech, 2016-04-12)
      During the course of its meetings, the Funding Models Committee prepared a funding vision statement, identified core values essential to Virginia Tech’s identity, and developed Preparestrategies for the future. The funding ...
    • Envisioning the Campus of the Future 

      Hundley, Meredith (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 ...
    • Envisioning the Learning Spaces of the Future 

      Hundley, Meredith (Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
      Envisioning Virginia Tech in 2047 requires an understanding of the ways in which the university may alter its physical landscape to adapt to the more metaphorically changed higher education landscape. The physical setting ...
    • Envisioning Virginia Tech Beyond Boundaries: A 2047 Vision 

      Bleiszner, Rosemary; Grant, Alan; Rikakis, Thanassis (Virginia Tech, 2016-11)
      A framework prepared by Beyond Boundaries participants
    • Envisioning Virginia Tech: Beyond Boundaries 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016-03-31)
    • Funding Models and Virginia Tech 

      Edwards, Jaimie (Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
      As Virginia Tech moves towards becoming an internationally recognized, global land- grant institution, considering current and identifying new funding sources will be critical in its endeavor... This paper seeks to examine ...
    • Global Land Grant White Paper 

      Harder, James (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 

      Edwards, Jaimie (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 ...
    • Preparing Students for the World in which They Will Live and Work 

      Camargo, Elsa (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 ...
    • Public University Endowments: What Stakeholders Need to Know 

      Walz, Jerald (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
      The purpose of this paper is to introduce the topic of endowment management to university stakeholders [and] other interested readers. Scholars and professional endowment managers have outlined these topics in detail. This ...
    • Recent Macro-trends in Higher Education Finance 

      Walz, Jerald (Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
      Several fiscal trends illustrate the environment in which public higher education institutions operate to educate students. While many factors affect the total fiscal environment, the trends that most directly affect ...
    • Visioning Initiative: Inventing the Future of Virginia Tech 

      Edwards, Jaimie; Hundley, Meredith; Sharif, Fatima Sparger; Keeney, Kate Preston; Miller, Mallory (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 ...
    • What Twitter Reveals about Virginia Tech's Future: An Analysis of Content Related to the Beyond Boundaries Initiative 

      Song, Alice (Virginia Tech, 2015-05-10)
      This research analyzes social media (specifically Twitter) to gauge different aspects of life at Virginia Tech for the Beyond Boundaries initiative. We were interested in using Twitter data to understand people’s perceptions ...