The purpose of the University of Illinois' environmental scan is to support and inform the strategic planning and strategy execution processes. A comprehensive environmental scan will allow the University to understand and respond effectively to changes in its environment.
The University of Illinois' environmental scan provides information on:
- Higher education;
- Economic and budgetary matters;
- Research, technology, and economic development; and
- The political landscape.
Each section includes related implications, opportunities, and challenges for the University of Illinois.