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Recent Macro-trends in Higher Education Finance
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Discovering New Funding Models
(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 ...
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 ...
The Future Role of Faculty
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10)
During the last 20 years, there have been major disruptions in higher education including: a decrease in state funding of public institutions, an increase in technology, a shift in student demographics, and a growth of ...
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 ...
Public University Endowments: What Stakeholders Need to Know
(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 ...
Beyond Boundaries Steering Committee Meeting - Tuesday, February 23, 2016
(Virginia Tech, 2016-02-23)
Minutes from the Beyond Boundaries steering committee meeting held on February 23, 2016, in the Library Multipurpose Room.