Foundational Strategic Planning Process


Develop a University Strategic Plan that embeds DEI lens and structure, demonstrates continuous improvement, involves campus-wide collaborations and builds on strategic initiatives and brand identity.

Path Forward

Fifteen-person steering committee chaired by the Provost to lead Strategic Planning efforts in 2021-2022.


Focuses on emerging priorities revolving around seven institutional areas of focus: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Wellbeing, Academic Excellence, Sustainability, Community Building, Research and Creative Scholarship, and Internationalization.

Shared Language

Built on a shared language of definitions and concepts of diversity, equity, inclusion, and equity mindedness.


Prioritizes Reaffirmation of Institutional Mission, Vision, and Values

Committee Framework