2019–2022 Strategic Plan

The Division of Academic Engagement and Student Affairs has established four goals that supplement the University's strategic plan.

Goal 1: Develop and deliver innovative programming, sound policy, and effective procedures that support curricular and co-curricular success and engagement.
  1. Enrich the learning environment by strengthening coordination with academic units.
  2. Enhance and maintain opportunities for high-impact learning.
  3. Monitor and enhance policies, procedures, and reporting of academic progress.
  4. Develop and promote academic learner support services.
  5. Develop and sustain a campus-wide healthy campus initiative, including corresponding programs and services.
Goal 2: Sustain and improve a culture of inclusive excellence on campus.
  1. Enhance programs, policies, and practices to support students with disabilities.
  2. Increase diversity of (expand access to) cohort-based learning communities and high-impact practices.
  3. Offer diversity and inclusion programming that provides awareness and encourages cross-cultural dialogue.
  4. Assess campus-wide diversity initiatives and inclusive programming.
Goal 3: Provide programs and services that enhance student recruitment, retention, degree completion and post-graduation employment.
  1. Develop and enhance programming that supports student retention, degree completion and post-graduate employment.
  2. Utilize technology to communicate with prospective students and increase student engagement.
  3. Develop and promote programming and opportunities to enhance students’ career competencies.
  4. Improve and monitor assessment strategies resulting in enhanced programs and services that serve the needs of current students.
  5. Strengthen and expand student recruitment strategies to increase enrollment of first time in college and transfer students.
  6. Improve recruitment, retention, and graduation rates for students from diverse and underrepresented populations.
Goal 4: Build infrastructure capacity.
  1. Cultivate and retain highly qualified staff.
  2. Foster and promote opportunities for collaboration.
  3. Identify and create alternative sources of revenue for programming and services.
  4. Enhance facilities and physical spaces to provide quality service and accommodate existing and future growth.