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Steering the Strategic Plan Development


Steering Committee Scope

Craft a comprehensive strategic plan for Student Affairs to serve as a tool for action and decision-making from 2017-2022


  • Develop 3-4 broad division-wide goals that support pre-planning input

  • Design 4-5 imperatives that support each goal

  • Create measurable and specific initiatives/action plans to drive each imperative


Enhance diversity and inclusion

Bolster the Student Affairs culture for staff

Grow fundraising and sponsorship

Student success and student development

Increase technology and reduce inefficiencies and obstacles

Define what it means to be a 24/7 campus and define associated resource and infrastructure needs

Increase partnerships (particularly with Academic Affairs) and reduce silos

Assessment & outcomes; solve the access to and utilization of data issue

Increase school spirit


timeline senior leader deliverable
Aug. 30, 2016

Steering Committee Kick-Off meeting to review/agree on process and framework for 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.

Sept.12, 2016

‘Under the Hood’ meeting to review status of initiatives from Strategic Plan 2014-2017.

Research for development of new division-wide goals for 2017-2022:

- 2016 Student Affairs Strategy Summit Summary Report

- University Strategic Plan, Vision 2022

- Cal Poly Graduation Initiative

Oct. 3, 2016

Bring recommendations for 3-4 division-wide goals for 2017-22. Agree on goals.

Nov. 28, 2016

Bring input for 4-5 imperatives to support each goal. Assign senior leaders to each imperative for next phase.

Jan. 3, 2017

Bring suggestions for initiatives/action plans to drive imperatives assigned to each senior leader.

Feb. 6, 2017

Bring suggestions for initiatives/action plans to drive imperatives assigned to each senior leader.

Mar. 6, 2017 Bring final edits of the draft Strategic Plan 2017-2022.
Mar. 28, 2017 Provide final draft Strategic Plan 2017-2022 to VPSA Humphrey for review.

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