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Strategic plan draft and books

The draft of the 2019-2024 strategic plan builds on the solid foundation established by our 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. This foundation provided an opportunity to conduct an extensive environmental scan looking farther “beyond our boundaries” and into the future. We sought to identify and evaluate forces likely to influence the college well beyond our planning period. 

Below are suggested reading materials to give you an edge on discussion topics to take place at the Engagement Summit.  The books have informed the Pamplin Strategic Plan:

100 year life

The 100 Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity by Lynda Gratton & Andrew Scott           

People today are living longer lives than ever before. How do you prepare to make the most out of the gift of a long life?

Climate Change: What Everyone Needs To Know, 2nd Edition by Joseph Romm

On the heels of the Paris climate agreement, this second edition of Climate Change offers user-friendly, scientifically rigorous answers to the most difficult questions surrounding what climatologist Lonnie Thompson has deemed a “clear and present danger to civilization.”

Climate Change
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The 100-Year Life Executive Summary.pdf
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PCOB Strategic Plan 2019-2024 DRAFT.pdf