Strategic Goals 2005-2010.pdf
Goal 1: Prepare CSU Stanislaus graduates to become fully engaged and responsible leaders in a global and increasingly interconnected world.
Objective 1A: Prepare students to understand and improve our region within the context of a broader global awareness and environmental sustainability.
Objective 1B: Prepare students to act ethically and make informed and responsible choices in their personal and professional lives.
Objective 1C: Increase student knowledge and understanding of diverse societies, cultures and languages.
Objective 1D: Significantly increase student participation in interactive learning experiences through undergraduate and graduate research, internships, and service learning opportunities on campus and in our community.
Goal 2: Enhance the quality, distinctiveness and public image of our learning-centered University’s academic and co-curricular programs.
Objective 2A: Engage in assessment activities and continuous improvement to enhance student learning and to achieve the highest levels of regional and disciplinary accreditations.
Objective 2B: Grow academic programs and support activities in disciplines that enhance our region’s economic viability.
Objective 2C: Strengthen our general education programs to prepare our students for lifelong learning and multiple careers.
Objective 2D: Increase opportunities for participation in contract and grant activities.
Objective 2E: Increase student preparation, connection and access by partnering with our regional schools.
Objective 2F: Improve student leadership development, career preparation and job placement programs to meet the needs of our students and achieve national recognition.
Goal 3: Ensure that the higher education needs of our growing student body are met through 2010 with high quality faculty, managers, staff and infrastructure.
Objective 3A: Continuously exceed CSU system-wide averages and our national comparison universities for rates of student retention and graduation.
Objective 3B: Complete and continuously review the Turlock campus Physical Master Plan to prepare for a full campus build-out with a 15,000 student headcount by 2020.
Objective 3C: Recruit, develop and retain excellent faculty by creating a model that addresses our commitment to flexible faculty workload and promotes teaching excellence, professional development, diversity, scholarship and service to the university and community.
Objective 3D: Recruit, develop and retain excellent managers and staff by supporting professional development, diversity, work process innovation and service to the University.
Objective 3E: Increase opportunities for close student-faculty interaction and for student engagement with the campus community.
Goal 4: Develop CSU Stanislaus-Stockton to provide eight to ten complete academic programs with the appropriate levels of academic, administrative and student support services.
Objective 4A: Increase student access and retention by offering reliable and consistent course scheduling and student support services designed to meet the needs of the CSU Stanislaus-Stockton student population.
Objective 4B: Offer high quality facilities and resources for distance learning among the Turlock campus, the Stockton campus and our broader service area.
Objective 4C: Offer long and short-term customized programs to meet regional education needs.
Objective 4D: Develop, in collaboration with the community, a comprehensive master plan including financial, facilities and student headcount for CSU Stanislaus-Stockton by 2008.
Goal 5: Raise awareness and appreciation among targeted local, regional, national and international constituencies regarding the impact of the programs, services and values of our university.
Objective 5A: Conduct a capital campaign to raise $50 million by 2010 that will enhance our core academic mission and help to celebrate the 50th anniversary of CSU Stanislaus.
Objective 5B: Identify, develop and maintain critical public and private partnerships that serve the needs of our growing student body, faculty, campus and community.
Objective 5C: Build our alumni program and increase awareness of their accomplishments and contributions to society.
Objective 5D: Target programs and support activities in the Fine and Performing Arts, Athletics and Special Events in order to enhance the region’s cultural enrichment.
Academic Senate Approval, 4.12.05