Collaborating for Change: Flexible Degrees at Portland State University

This blog entry features Portland State University’s Collaborating for Change project efforts. PSU is one of three USU institutions participating in what is known as the Frontier Set, a group of colleges, universities, state higher education systems and partner organizations … Continue reading Collaborating for Change: Flexible Degrees at Portland State University

Project Management to Support Student Success Innovations

When I think about innovation, it has a dynamic sound. Something in motion, letting our creativity take flight to create new ideas.  Innovation drums up images of fun, movement, even chaos.  But ideas are one thing, putting them into practice is a whole other challenge.  Execution matters. And when it comes to execution, the devil is in the detail. And details never sound like fun. At a recent webinar, USU highlighted two universities using project management techniques to execute innovations to advance student success. Portland State University (PSU) developed a project management framework to implement a set of innovations they … Continue reading Project Management to Support Student Success Innovations