Closing the Loop: Strategic Planning and Assessment

  • Terrel L. Rhodes University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Keywords: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Assessment


In the current age of assessment and accountability, the need for universities to develop strategic plans for the utilization of resources is routine. The challenge now is to clearly link planning goals and objectives to outcomes and to any actions taken as a result of assessment information gathered by the institution. This article is one example of how this process can be achieved.