News Category: Overview & Background

Editorial: Faults aside, don’t scuttle MnSCU’s visioning process

ECM Editorial Board: Faults aside, don’t scuttle MnSCU’s visioning process Dec. 4, 2014 ECM Editorial Board editorial – Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has initiated an important planning and visioning process that will benefit Minnesota post-secondary students for many generations. If you have a son or daughter who may attend a state college, this planning […]

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Why Chart the Future?

What is the reason we, as a system, are working on the Charting the Future effort? What is the value of all of this work? Aren’t we all already busy enough providing a quality experience for our students? It true that our colleges and universities are diligently committed to students; yet our ability to sustain that committment […]

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Facing Change

Charting the Future embodies our collective response to the intense challenges facing higher education today. MnSCU has never undertaken an effort of this magnitude, and although we have been working on some of the issues for a long time, change has been modest at best.   Seventy percent of the time, large scale change efforts fail, […]

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Assistance from McKinsey

To quickly and successfully implement our Charting the Future strategic plan, we required the assistance of an experienced management consulting firm to help us design a process that would: empower the implementation teams genuinely engage students, faculty, and staff bring the research-based experience from other change efforts to our planning prepare teams of colleagues who […]

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Welcome to Charting the Future

Welcome to the Charting the Future blog being managed by the project Engagement Team. This communication vehicle is designed for students, faculty and staff of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and it is also open to the public. We look forward to updating it regularly with details about implementation teams‘ progress, stories and comments from all constituents, and news/resources relating to Charting the […]

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