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Goal 1: Become a Destination University

Be an institution that is recognized and sought out by students and faculty globally for its cultural, academic, and research distinction.  This will be reflected in a diversity of people, ideas, programs, and places.

STRATEGY 1.1: EVOLVE OUR PROGRAMS AND CURRICULA TO ENTICE AND CHALLENGE A CHANGING STUDENT DEMOGRAPHIC

Metric: Overall student enrollment

Objective 1.1.1: Continue to fully implement an additional 5 wholly online degree programs by Fall 2018. Completion Target: Fall 2018, Responsibility: White

Objective 1.1.2: Develop an international student recruitment strategic plan. Completion Target: Fall 2018, Responsibility: White

STRATEGY 1.2: OPTIMIZE FACULTY AND STAFF WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR SATISFACTION AND SUCCESS

Metric: Annual faculty and staff turnover rates

Objective 1.2.1: Complete staff compensation study and approve resulting action plan. Completion Target: Fall 2017, Responsibility: Harris

Objective 1.2.2: Continue implementation of campus-wide IT reorganization. Completion Target: Fall 2017, Responsibility: Harris

Objective 1.2.3: Develop and gain approval for multi-year faculty compensation plan. Completion Target: Spring 2018, Responsibility: White

Objective 1.2.4: Continue to develop and implement low-cost or non-monetary rewards and recognition programs to improve faculty morale. Completion Target: Fall 2018, Responsibility: White

STRATEGY 1.3: IMPLEMENT CAPITAL RENEWAL FOR CAMPUS MODERNIZATION AND REVITALIZATION

Metric: Percentage of capital projects on schedule

Objective 1.3.1: Maintain schedules (on-time, on-budget) for projects underway (Johnson Center, McKinnon Center for Management at Anderson, Physics, Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Farris Engineering Center, Smith Plaza). Completion Target: Summer 2018, Responsibility: Harris