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SPOL and the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Form Strategic Alliance

Higher education technology pioneer, SPOL, and the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) are proud to announce their strategic alliance, combining SCUP's programs and expertise in integrated planning with SPOL's technological Portland News resources. As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way higher education institutions do business, recovery and planning are more critical than ever. SCUP and SPOL have joined forces to offer services and software designed to help institutions refocus their integrated planning efforts and strengthen their core structures.

Beginning in August 1, 2020, members of SCUP will receive access to SPOL's Strategic Planning Module for six months at no cost. The Strategic Portland Business News Planning Module, available in SPOL's all-new Diamond platform, will include templates designed to help guide institutions through COVID-19 recovery.

"When the COVID-19 pandemic began, we wanted to help institutions get ahead of the curve," said SPOL CEO, Andrew K. Davies. "After speaking with the team Portland Stock Market at SCUP and learning more about their philosophy and approach to integrated planning, we saw an opportunity to combine our strengths and help institutions struggling in the wake of COVID-19."

“We at SCUP are very excited to work with SPOL in supporting the success of institutions of higher education,” said SCUP president, Mike Moss. “Higher education has been seriously impacted by COVID-19, and institutions Portland Political News need to continue their work in integrated planning to advance student success and institutional thriving. We feel that linking our Planning Institute workshops with SPOL’s platform will assist institutions in their work to move beyond crisis to recovery.”

SCUP and SPOL will kick off their alliance with a four-part series of webinars, "Planning in Times of Crisis and Beyond," which began on June 17, 2020 at 2PM EDT. This series is free Portland Press Release to the public with registration open on SCUP's website.

SPOL’s partner institutions have always realized that its platform is essential to supporting data-driven collaboration and transparent budget processes. As a leader in software innovation for institutional effectiveness, SPOL provides its partner Portland Press Release Distribution Service institutions a structured platform to navigate business disruptions, like COVID-19, as well as a structure to proactively plan and fund critical new initiatives and priorities.

About SPOL

SPOL helps colleges and universities improve institutional effectiveness and better prepare students for success. The company’s integrated software platform encompasses planning, accreditation, assessment, credentialing, and budgeting. SPOL grants higher education institutions the power to harness big data to generate Portland Press Release Distribution actionable reporting and real-time visualizations, fostering continuous improvement and institutional excellence. 100% of institutions using SPOL have achieved reaccreditation. For more information, visit

About SCUP

The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) unites the best of college and professional planners. We create a range of learning opportunities, from publications to Portland Cryptocurrency News our annual SCUP conference, for our community to share perspectives, resources, best practices, and fresh ideas that move challenges to solutions—building upon a culture of integrated planning.

Integrated planning is a sustainable approach to planning that builds relationships, aligns the organization, and emphasizes preparedness for change. It is a vehicle Portland Sports News for achieving, and whether you plan facilities, influence academic direction, or help create your institution’s mission, SCUP can help it all come together. For more information, visit


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