President presents a finalized Salisbury
University Strategic Plan Goals & Objectives: AY 2004- AY 2008
to the campus community. In agreement with the majority of the
campus, the Executive Staff endorse the document as written and submit the
Goals and Objectives for Emphasis from the plan. The Goals and
Objectives for Emphasis represent the goals and objectives that the Executive
Staff believe are the highest priority and to which they will focus the
greatest initial effort and financial support. They declare that, merely
by their inclusion in the plan, ALL of the objectives are important. The
Objectives of Emphasis have been determined to be the highest priority.
The campus leadership will be held accountable to the plan and its
Provost takes the campus-endorsed Strategic Plan for AY 2004 - AY 2008 and all
comments to the Executive Staff. The Executive Staff begins its
deliberations regarding the final document and any priorities.
October - December, 2003
Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, Provost's Council, & Student Government
Association endorse the Strategic Plan for AY 2004 - AY 2008. Each
governance and organizational group, as well as numerous individuals, submit
comments to the Provost and provide a ranking of the primary goals and
objectives that they deem most critical to their group and to the
ongoing success of the University.
September 23, 2003
The Strategic Planning Team convened for a final
meeting on September 17. Final
revisions were suggested to the language of the plan.
The SPT adjourned noting that its members would be available to provide
any clarification regarding the draft document and the planning process.
The 8th iteration of the draft SU Strategic Plan for AY
2004- AY 2008 is forwarded to Salisbury University Provost and VPAA,
Dr. David Buchanan and the Long Range Academic Planning Committee of the
August 22, 2003
second Strategic Planning Congress is held.
The same individuals who were invited to attend the first Planning
Congress receive an invitation to participate in this event. Of the
original 50, approximately 35 are able to attend.
Goal III and IV are discussed. Comments
are distilled into the next draft of the strategic plan.
June 27, 2003
Salisbury University held an
Institutional Strategic Planning Congress on Friday, June 6, 2003.
Representing the Faculty, Academic Department Chairs, Academic Deans,
Students, Staff, the Executive Staff, and the SU Foundation, the approximately
50 participants spent the day discussing the objectives of Goal 1 and Goal 2
of the draft strategic plan. For information regarding the
event and the recorded results click on the Planning
Congress link. The link is accessible only to SU personnel.
Please contact the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, &
Accountability for access.
June 3, 2003
Salisbury University will be holding
an Institutional Strategic Planning Congress on June
6, 2003. This event is bringing together members from the Faculty
Senate, Academic Department Chairs, Students, the Academic Deans, the
Executive Staff, members from the SU Foundation Board of Directors, and the
Strategic Planning Team in order to finalize a working draft of the SU
Strategic Plan 2004-2008. To review the latest
version of the strategic plan, the
they will be using to frame their discussion, and some introductory
remarks regarding strategic planning, click on the appropriate
April 29, 2003
The first draft
of the Salisbury
University Strategic Plan 2004-2008 was presented to the Faculty
Senate on Tuesday April 29, 2003. The cover
page provides essential details and emphasizes that the plan is the first
draft. The SPT will continue to refine the plan throughout
the month of May in preparation for the SU Institutional Strategic Planning
Congress on June 6, 2003. Please forward your comments and suggestions
to any member of the Strategic
Planning Team or your governance
group. Be sure and check the left frame for any updates to the plan or
April 22, 2003
Keep current with the discussion
of the University's core goals. Click here
for the most recent iteration of SU's draft goals.
March 27, 2003
Strategic Planning Team is continuing the discussion regarding the core
University goals. For the latest details, please review the minutes.
During the month of April, the Strategic
Planning Team will
finalize the working goals and integrate campus feedback as
potential secondary objectives. In May or early June,
additional members of the Faculty Senate, Department Chairs, and the Academic
Deans will be invited to participate with the Strategic Planning Team for a
day-long planning session. That group will finalize the working
draft of the SU Strategic Plan, 2004-2008.
the planning session, the Strategic Planning Team will send the document to
the Long Range Academic Planning Committee and the Provost. The Long
Range Academic Planning Committee may discuss the document in committee prior
to sending it to the Faculty Senate. Simultaneously, the Provost will present
the document to all governance groups and the campus community for comment
through November 1, 2003. Subsequent to campus feedback and suggestion,
the document will be finalized in December 2003.
February 10, 2003
of February 2003, NO "primary
objectives" have been advanced. The SPT is continuing to pursue
feedback from faculty and staff regarding discussion points raised during the
from the Planning
Workshop, January 24, 2004
of January 2003, seven draft SU mission-relevant University
have been advanced. These draft goals helped to frame the
discussions during the strategic planning workshop, January 24, 2003.
Linkages (Strategic Planning
Workshop: January 24, 2003)
- The SPT completed a SWOT Analysis on December
20, 2002. See the results as a web
or as an Excel file.
SPT is completing its review of the trends and issues that have positioned Salisbury
University where it is today, or may have an impact upon it in the future.
Review some of their research.