2003 to Present Planning at UMSL Chancellor Tom George began action planning process soon after he arrived in fall 2003 Action Plan 2004 – 2008 developed.
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2003 to Present Planning at UMSL Chancellor Tom George began action planning process soon after he arrived in fall 2003 Action Plan 2004 – 2008 developed with broad campus participation Action Plan 2004 – 2008 adopted in June 2004
Action Plan Updates The action plan included many goals to be accomplished In 2004-05 academic year the deans, directors, and unit leadership identified measures for the Action Plan goals In fall 2005 the first annual Action Plan update was presented to the University Assembly Budget and Planning Committee
Vision and Mission of 2004-08 Plan Vision The University of Missouri-St. Louis will elevate its status as a premier metropolitan public research university. Its educational and research missions will increasingly advance the economy and culture of the region, and provide leadership at a national and international level. Mission The University of Missouri-St. Louis is the land-grant research institution committed to meeting diverse needs for higher education and knowledge in the state's largest metropolitan community. It educates traditional and nontraditional students in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs so that they may provide leadership in the health professions; liberal and fine arts; science and technology; and metropolitan affairs such as business, education and public policy. University research advances knowledge in all areas, and through outreach and public service, assists in solving, in particular, problems of the St. Louis region and beyond. Academic programs are enriched through advanced technologies and partnerships that link the University of Missouri-St. Louis to communities, institutions and businesses regionally, nationally and internationally. Its special commitment to partnership provides UM-St. Louis with a leadership role among public educational and cultural institutions in improving the region's quality of life, while its unique relations with two- and four-year colleges and universities promote seamless educational opportunities.
Current Process In 2007- 08, the Chancellor initiated a revision of the Action Plan The 2008-2012 Action Plan is now being developed, again with broad campus input Collaborative Strategies consultants, Gina Hoagland and Jim Lang, are facilitating the planning process
2008-12 Plan Differences from 2004-08 Plan: All goals, objectives, and actions must be measurable Measures are being developed with the plan Responsible units will be identified in the planning process for each goal/objective An update process is built into the plan This is a “rolling” plan that will be updated and extended one out-year annually
Details on the Process Gina Hoagland and Jim Lang of Collaborative Strategies will present our strategic process this year, the timeline, and some of our results so far.
Building on Previous Success Building upon the direction of the 2004-2008 Action Plan Leveraging the successes from the prior plan Expanding the inclusivity in developing this plan to increase buy-in 2/25/20087Strategic Planning Update
Steering Committee Guides the process and provides the general overview and strategic direction. Dr. Thomas George, Chancellor Dr. Glen Cope, Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Dr. James Krueger, Vice Chancellor of Managerial and Technological Services Dr. Judith Walker de Felix, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Curtis Coonrod, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Dr. Nasser Arshadi, Vice Provost for Research Tom Eschen, Vice Chancellor Development Dr. Tim Farmer, Associate Professor College of Business Administration and Chair of the Faculty Senate Karen Pierre, Manager Public Affairs Office and President of Staff Association Bryan Goers, President Student Government Association 2/25/20088Strategic Planning Update
Planning Team Provost Council Glen Cope, Provost Julie Sebastian, Dean College of Nursing Keith Womer, Dean College of Business Administration Theresa Thiel, Acting Dean College of Arts and Sciences John Hylton, Dean of College of Fine Arts and Communication Bob Bliss, Dean of the Honors College Amy Arnott, Dean of Libraries Larry Davis, Dean of the College of Optometry Charles Schmitz, Dean College of Education Kevin Truman, Dean Joint Engineering Program Tom Walker Dean of Continuing Education Judith Walker de Felix, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Peggy Cohen, Associate Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Lois Pierce, Director of School of Social Work Joel Glassman, Associate Provost and Director International Studies Curt Coonrod, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Greg McCalley, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Senate Budget & Planning Committee Kamran Ahmed, Student Jean Bachman, associate professor College of Nursing Miranda Dorn,Student Wesley Harris, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry E. Terrence Jones, professor of Political Science Chair Barbara Kachur, professor of English Matthew Keefer, associate professor Educational Psychology Joe Martinich, professor College of Business Administration Karen Pierre, president staff association James Richards, professor of Music Timothy Wingert, professor of Optometry Offers broader input, guidance and members’ ideas to the process Larry Westermeyer - Director of Institutional Research Deborah Burris -Director, Office of Equal Opportunity Peter Heithaus - Director, Office of Human Resources 2/25/20089Strategic Planning Update
Planning Process Overview Phase I Collate and synthesize background materials Individual unit internal/external environmental scan Review mission and baseline data Phase II Revise mission, vision and values Develop strategic priorities and strategic themes Determine desired outcomes Phase III Develop draft of Action Plan 2008 - 2012 Edit and finalize Action Plan Phase IV Final Approval 2/25/200810Strategic Planning Update
“Informing” the Planning Process UM System Access to Learning Academic Achievement/Quality Community Engagement Valuing People Supportive Work Environment Improving Core Processes Developing, Managing Resources Current Action Plan Enhance the quality, delivery of undergraduate & graduate/professional education Recruit, retain an outstanding & diverse undergraduate student body Build the quality of research, scholarship, artistic/creative activity & graduate programs Enhance civic engagement for economic, social benefit of the region Increase financial base, improve stewardship of resources Accreditation Mission & Integrity Preparing for the Future Student learning & Effective teaching Acquisition, Discovery & Application of knowledge Engagement & Service External Trends & Baseline Data Individual Unit Plans Action Plan 2008-2012
Current Status Confirmed mission, vision and values Collected and reviewed baseline data Identified external opportunities and threats Developed strategic priorities and “strategic themes” Beginning to develop targeted outcomes and action plans 2/25/200813Strategic Planning Update
Updated Vision, Mission & Values Vision Statement The University Missouri-St. Louis will be known as a premier metropolitan public research university and as a university of choice for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. 2/25/200814Strategic Planning Update
Updated Vision, Mission & Values New Mission Statement The University of Missouri-St. Louis provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities for a diverse student body. Outstanding faculty and staff, innovative research, and creative partnerships foster synergies that advance the welfare of our stakeholders and benefit the global society. 2/25/2008Strategic Planning Update15
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes I)Enhance the quality and delivery of undergraduate and graduate / professional education. Strategic themes By enhancing our position as the premier educator of the workforce of St. Louis, we will extend our reputation for quality education within and beyond the region. We will meet the growing demand for graduate education by positioning ourselves to serve this demographic. We will leverage the synergy created through our innovative research, quality learning environment, diverse students and faculty, and creative collaborations to develop our students’ ability to thrive in a diverse and rapidly changing world. 2/25/200817Strategic Planning Update
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes II) Recruit and retain an outstanding and diverse student body. Strategic themes We will leverage our core strength of attracting the non-traditional and transfer student population, finding ways to enhance our attractiveness to them and working with the feeder schools to improve their preparation. We will seek to grow the FT/FT student enrollment to further enhance our reputation in the community as a ‘university of choice’ and contribute to the vitality of the campus culture. 2/25/200818Strategic Planning Update
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes II) Recruit and retain an outstanding and diverse student body. (Continued) Strategic themes We will continue to grow in the diversity of our student population and the richness of the diverse campus culture will be developed into a significant differentiator. Diversity as a differentiator: Preparing students for a diverse and rapidly changing world. Being a pipeline for businesses and organizations who seek a more diverse workforce Preparing students as leaders in a diverse workforce We will find ways to enhance campus life and increase on campus residents. A major focus will be to further improve the ‘convenience’ and the ‘quality of experience’ as perceived by our students. 2/25/200819Strategic Planning Update
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes III) Enhance research, scholarship and artistic/creative activity. Strategic themes Our campus, units within the campus and our faculty will be nationally and internationally known for excellence in research and creative activity. We will recognize, reward and celebrate the campus-wide impact of individual and unit success. 2/25/200820Strategic Planning Update
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes IV) Enhance civic engagement for economic and social benefit of the region Strategic themes We will be unsurpassed as the regional leader in creative collaboration with area businesses and community organizations. We will continue to have significant influence on economic development in the region and beyond through collaborations, consulting and continuing education. We will continue to engage our loyal alumni who are committed to strengthening our region as leaders in their fields. 2/25/200821Strategic Planning Update
Strategic Priority and Strategic Themes V) Increase financial base and continue to enhance the stewardship of resources. Strategic Theme We will communicate the compelling message of our strengths and our position in the region through our leadership councils, alumni, faculty, staff, students and other friends of the university in a way that dramatically increases fundraising, grants and other forms of contributed support. We will be wise stewards of our scarce resources by leveraging collaborative research and creativity, both internally and externally, and holding ourselves accountable. 2/25/200822Strategic Planning Update